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Using Iron Ore In Metallurgy

Bloomery process, Process for iron smelting.In ancient times, smelting involved creating a bed of red-hot charcoal in a furnace to which iron ore mixed with more charcoal was added. The ore was chemically reduced see oxidation-reduction, but, because primitive furnaces could not reach the melting temperature of iron, the product was a spongy mass of pasty globules of metal intermingled with ...

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