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How Do We Extract Iron from Its Ore?

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Haematite is the most popular ore from which iron is extracted in the blast furnace. In the blast furnace, super heat reduces carbon dioxide CO2 to carbon monoxide CO, which then reduces Ferric ore Fe203 to Ferrum Fe, which is iron.
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