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:
- about the extraction of copper using carbon
- the advantages of using scrap iron to extract copper
- about the extraction of copper from low-grade ores
- Rocks and Metals
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