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Extraction of Iron

Summary: This essay has the process for the extraction of iron.
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What is a metal ore"

A metal ore is a mineral or mixture of minerals from which cost-effectively possible amounts of metal can be extracted, i.e. its got to have enough of the metal in it to be worth digging out! Ores are often oxides or compounds, which can be changed into the metal oxide. (19)

What is Iron"

Iron; symbol Fe, is magnetic, malleable, and a silvery white metallic element. The atomic number of iron is 26; iron is one of the transition elements of the periodic table.

Metallic iron was known and used for ornamental purposes and weapons in prehistoric ages; the earliest specimen still present, a group of oxidised iron beads found in Egypt, dates from about 4000BC. The archaeological term Iron Age properly applies only to the period when iron was used extensively for useful purposes, as in tools, as well as...

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