|Year Level(s)||Years 7-10 Years 11-12|
|Subject Area(s)||Science General Science Chemistry Earth & Environmental Science|
|Topic(s)||Mining Rocks & Minerals Minerals Processing Smelting & Refining|
Find out how copper ore is extracted and turned into copper metal. This is a PowerPoint presentation showing the properties, uses and extraction of copper. It includes details of the mining and processing of copper ore as well as smelting, converting and refining to produce copper metal. Most slides contain photographs or labelled diagrams. Teacher’s notes are included.
Queensland Resources Council acknowledges the assistance provided by Xstrata Copper in the provision of material for this presentation.
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