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General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

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Hydraulic washing is based on the differences in ___________ of the ore and gangue particles.

  1. specific gravities
  2. mass
  3. type of material
  4. none of these
Correct Answer: Option(a)
Solution: Hydraulic washing is a type of gravity separation, which is based on gravity differences between the ore and the gangue particles. In this process, the lighter gangue particles are washed away by a stream of water, leaving behind the heavier ore.
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