Blast Furnace/Copper

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  • Iron ores contain oxygen making it Iron oxide.
  • As Iron is less reactive than carbon we can remove the oxygen by heating carbon and the iron oxide together.
  • In the blast furnace we extract iron.
  • The three main substances needed are: 
  • Haematite/iron ore, containing iron oxide and some sand Fe203 
  • Coke which is made from coal and is almost pure…


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