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In the Extraction of Al, Impure Al2o3 is Dissolved in Conc. Naoh to Form Sodium Aluminate and Leaving Impurities Behind. What is the Name of this Process? - Chemistry

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In the extraction of Al, impure Al2O3 is dissolved in conc. NaOH to form sodium aluminate and leaving impurities behind. What is the name of this process?

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In the extraction of aluminium, impure Al2O3 is dissolved in concentrated NaOH to form NaAlO2. This method is known as leaching of alumina.

Al2O3(s) + 2 NaOH(aq) + 3 H2O(l)  2 Na[Al(OH)4](aq)

Concept: Occurrence of Metals
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