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Chemistry

Metallurgy

General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

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During smelting, an additional substance is added which combines with impurities to form a fusible product. It is known as :

  1. Slag
  2. Mud
  3. Gangue
  4. Flux
Correct Answer: Option(d)
Solution: Flux is a substance which may be either acidic oxide or basic oxide . It combines with certain impurities (gangue particles) in order to form a substance called slag. This can be easily removed.
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