Extracting Metals - C1 Unit 3

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Extracting Metals


Metal Ore (type of rock containing high percentage of useful metal in) - chemically combined with oxygen and other impurities

To get metal you want to remove the oxygen and other impurities

The process has to cost less than what your selling the metal for to make it economically viable

Therefore cheaper methods are always preferable or metals are sold at a dearer price

To decide…


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