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How is silver extracted from the Earth?


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Answered 2009-05-05 20:15:10

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 .......


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