Extracting metal from rock
Added by Yenka on Oct 8, 2009
This model shows a technique to extract copper from its ore. The experiment involves several stages of heating the copper ore, reacting with an acid, and finally a displacement reaction in which iron displaces copper and leaves copper metal deposited on the surface of the iron lump.
This item teaches:
- the advantages of using scrap iron to extract copper
- about the extraction of copper from low-grade ores
- about the extraction of copper using carbon
- Rocks and Metals
- 3,257 times
- File Size:
- 4.25 KB
- Yenka 2.4.1 or later.
- Related Items
- This Author
Extracting Copper From Ore
This activity shows that some metals can be extracted from t...
Displacement Reactions of Metals (2)
This activity shows that displacement reactions can be used ...
Extraction of a Metal from its Ore
This activity uses properties of metal oxides and reactivity...
In this activity students learn how to make copper from copp...
Extracting a metal
A graphic illustrating a simplified representation of metal ...
Setting up an experiment
Learn how to set up a chemistry experiment.
Exam question - stem and leaf (mode and mean)
This exam-style question asks students to use an ordered ste...
Comparing normal distributions
Compare two disparate normal distributions.
Exam question - pie chart (percentage calculation)
This exam-style question asks students to use the percentage...
The operation of a Galilean telescope.