Lesson: Extraction of Copper
In this lesson, we will learn how to describe the production of solid copper from ores by processes such as smelting, bioleaching, and electrolysis.
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Worksheet: 5 Questions • 2 Videos
Which of the following is not a common application of copper?
Copper is found in two types of ore: copper-rich and copper-poor ores. Which of the following is not a common industrial method for removing copper from its ores?
What is the half-equation of the reaction that occurs at the cathode?
What is the half-equation of the reaction that occurs at the anode?