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Valuable minerals and metals are located, mined and refined.

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    Mining Ores

    Mining Ores

    by CK-12 //basic
    How valuable minerals and metals are mined.
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    How Things Work: How is Iron Mined?

    How Things Work: How is Iron Mined?

    by CK-12 //basic
    Iron is generally found near the surface and is mined, in the form of iron oxide, with the use of large machines. Find out how iron is mined.
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    Mining Ores Quiz - MS ES

    Mining Ores Quiz - MS ES

    by CK-12 //basic
    Reviews how valuable minerals and metals are mined.
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  • Real World Application
    The Not-So-Rare Earth Elements

    The Not-So-Rare Earth Elements

    by CK-12 //basic
    Rare earth elements are difficult to extract and refine. Although most of them currently come from China, they are essential for the goods we take for granted in the modern world.
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