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Answer the Following Questions with Respect to the Electrolytic Process in the Extraction of Aluminum: Identify the Components of the Electrolyte Other than Pure Alumina and the Role Played by Each - ICSE Class 10 - Chemistry

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Answer the following questions with respect to the electrolytic process in the extraction of aluminum:

Identify the components of the electrolyte other than pure alumina and the role played by each

Solution

Components of electrolyte: Cryolite and fluorspar

Role played by each electrolyte is given below:

  • Cryolite lowers the fusion temperature from 2050°C to 950°C and enhances conductivity
  • Fluorspar and cryolite act as a solvent for the electrolytic mixture and increase conductivity.
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