Silver is extracted from mines.
Silver is not extracted from uranium ores.
Its ore is mined and silver is extracted from the ore in a smelter.
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Silver is mined through a series of mines known as an open cut mine, a shaft mine, and a panning. Silver (Ag) is a precious metal used in jewelry and cutlery. It is extracted from copper & lead ores. These ores are first crushed and then smelted .......
Most silver is obtained from refining other metals. It's extracted through a flotation process. Then the silver itself is refined through smelting.
They were and still are. Copper is what is mined, but Gold, Silver and Molybdenum are also extracted during the process as by-products.