Q. 44.9( 8 Votes )

What is an ore? On what basis a mineral is chosen as an ore? .

Answer :

The minerals from which the metals can be extracted without economical loss and with the available technology are called ores.

A mineral is chosen as an ore based on the following considerations


a. Availability of the metal in a high percentage or composition.


b. Extraction of the metal from mineral should be economically profitable.


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