Explain Calcination with Reactions. - Chemistry

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Explain calcination with reactions.

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Solution

a. Calcination is a process in which the ore is heated to a high temperature below its melting point in the absence of air or in a limited supply of air.

b. Carbonate ores are decomposed to give metal oxides and carbon dioxide.

c. The hydrated ore loses its water of hydration.

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