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C1-Chemistry in our World

Topic 4-Obtaining and Using Metals
Ores- are rocks which contain compounds of metal in them.
Reactive metals are found as compounds.
Non-reactive metals are found on their own-gold, silver and platinum

Examples of ores:

Ore Compound Metal
Haematite Iron oxide-Fe2O3 Iron-Fe
Malachite Copper carbonate CuCO3 Copper-Cu…

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6 mark question:

The demand for metals is increasing with advanced technology and the need for more durable
buildings and machinery. If we continue to use metals at the current level we will soon run
out of the most useful natural resources as well as continue to damage the environment.…

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