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General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

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What happens when iron(III) oxide is heated with aluminium powder ? 

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Iron (III) oxide is heated with aluminium powder to form iron and aluminium oxide. This is another example of a displacement reaction and is highly exothermic. This reaction is also known as thermit reaction . 

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