Question 5

(a) Iron exists as haematite, magnetite and siderite ores in nature. The extraction of Iron from its ores is a reduction process. The choice of reduction method depends upon the position of the metal in the reactivity series, explain this statement.

(b) Describe the extraction of Iron from its ore. (Include relevant equations and a diagram).

(c)  Describe the removal of the impurities from the ore. Include relevant equations.

(d) State two uses of cast Iron and a property.

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