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      Fischer process for the synthesis of liquid and solid hydrocarbons from CO and H2 at atmospheric pressure and 200-250 is described.  The yields are gasol. b. 30, 4% (50% olefins); gasoline, b. 30-200, 62% (30% olefins); oil, b. +200, 23% (10% olefins); paraffin wax, m. p. 50, 7%; and paraffin deposits, m. p. +70, in catalyst, 4%.