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Please give me a list of important mineral ores

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asked Sep 19, 2016 in Chemistry by Rahul Roy (7,955 points)

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answered Sep 19, 2016 by Abhishek Kumar (14,688 points)
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Some important mineral ores are:

1. Name of Elements: Aluminum (Al)

Ores: Bauxite: Al2O32H2O

Corundum: Al2O3

Kryolite: Na3AlF6 

2. Name of Elements: Iron (Fe)

Ores: Hematite: Fe2O3

Magnetite: Fe3O4

IronPyrite: FeS2

Siderite: FeCO3

3. Name of Elements: Copper (Cu)

Ores: Copper Pyrite: CuFeS2

Copper Glance: Cu2S

Malachite: 2CuCO3Cu(OH)2

4. Name of Elements: Zinc (Zn)

Ores: Zinc Blende: ZnS

Calamine: ZnCo3

5. Name of Elements: Sodium (Na)

Ores: Rock Salt: NaCl

Sodium Carbonate: Na2CO3

6. Name of Elements: Potassium (K)

Ores: Karnalite: KClMgCl6H2O

Salt Petre: KNO3

7. Name of Elements: Lead (Pb)

Ores: Galena: PbS

Anglesite: PbCl2

8. Name of Elements: Tin (Sn)

Ores: Tin Pyrites: Cu2FeSnS4

Classiterite: SnO2

9. Name of Elements: Silver (Ag)

Ores: Silver Glance: Ag2S

10. Name of Elements: Gold (Au)

Ores: Calve rite: AuTe2

Sybarite: AgAuTe2

11. Name of Elements: Mercury (Hg)

Ores: Cinnabar: HgS

Calomel: Hg2Cl2

12. Name of Elements: Magnesium (Mg)

Ores: Dolomite: MgCO3CaCO3

Karnalite: KClMgCl26H2O

Name of Elements: Calcium (Ca)

Ores: Lime Stone: CaCO3

Dolomite: MgCO3CaCO3

Name of Elements: Phosphorous (P)

Ores: Phosphorite: Ca3(PO4)CaFe2

Floreopetite: 3Ca3(PO4)CaFe2

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