Which metal can be obtained form the ore by heating alone?

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Which metal can be obtained form the ore by heating alone?

Metal Ore:

Most of the metal found in the earth is found in the form of the compound like oxide carbonate, sulfide, etc. The compound is extracted from the earth in the form of ore thus ore is the rock that contains minerals like iron, gold, or lead, etc.

Answer and Explanation:

The metal having low reactivity can be extracted from their ore by just heating alone. For example:

Cinnabar (HgS) is the ore of mercury and mercury...

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Other Earth Materials: Metals and Precious Rocks

from Geology 101: Physical Geology

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