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Give reasons: Carbonate and sulphide ores are usually converted into oxides during the process of extraction.

Give reasons:
Carbonate and sulphide ores are usually converted into oxides during the process of extraction.

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Harshit Singh
askIITians Faculty 5964 Points
one year ago
Dear Student

Reduction of metal oxides to metal is cheaper and easier than the reduction of carbonate and sulphide ores. So carbonate and sulphide ores are first converted to metal oxide and then further reduced to form metals.

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