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laws and institutions in Africa haslaws and institutions in Africa has(c) Select and describe suitable methods of extraction of certain metals from their ores.(d) Describe and explain physical and chemical properties of some metals.(e) State and explain various uses of these metals and their alloys.(f) Describe the effects of the industrial production processes of metals on the environment.METALSSome metals occur naturally in a free uncombined state while others are found combined with otherelements. Compounds in which metals can be extracted are calledores.Chief Ores of MetalsAn ore from which a metal can be obtained on a commercial scale is referred to as thechief ore.The table below gives the chief ores of some common metals.MetalOres of the metalFormula of oresSodiumSodium chlorideNaClRock salt*AluminiumBauxite*Al2O3. 2H2OMicaK2Al2.Si6O6CorundumAl2O3ZincZinc blende*ZnSCalamine*ZnCO3Zinc oxideZnO
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