How Will You Convert the Following: Zinc Blende to Zinc Metal - Chemistry

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How will you convert the following:
Zinc blende to Zinc metal

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Zinc blende to Zinc metal
ZnS on roasting gives ZnO which on reduction gives zinc metal.

\[\ce{2 ZnS + 3O2 -> 2 ZnO + 2 SO2}\]

\[\ce{ZnO + C->[coke, 1673K] Zn + CO}\]

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