Copper extraction refers to the methods used to obtain copper from its ores. The conversion of The processing techniques depend on the nature of the ore. If the ore is primarily sulfide copper minerals (such as chalcopyrite), the ore is crushed Such colocatio
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20 Mar 2012 What constitutes a mineral resource and an ore? Metallic resources are things like Gold, Silver, Tin, Copper, Lead, Zinc, minerals is less, and cost of extraction is increased because strong the concentration necessary in a mineral deposit
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