why pure zinc is not used in the preparation ofdihydrogen?

why pure zinc are not used in the preparation of dihydrogen?

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    coz zinc needs lots of energy and its creat much pollution…..

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    Pure zinc is not used for the preparation of hydrogen gas because it is non-porous. As a result, the reaction carried out with pure zinc would be too slow. Hence impurities like copper is often added to the zinc. Copper acts as a catalyst ( by providing a large surface area ) and increases the speed of the reaction.

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