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1

What does ductile mean?

It can be drawn into wires.

2

What does malleable mean?

Flexible/Can bend.

3

What does ferrous mean?

Contains Iron.

4

What is an alloy?

When a metal is mixed with another element.

5

What are the processes involved in the gathering of metals?

Mining, refining, smelting.

6

What is pig iron?

Iron from blast furnaces with high carbon intake.

7

What is the primary source of Aluminium?

Bauxite Ore.

8

What is aluminium used for?

Aluminium is used in cars and planes
And is mixed with copper, magnesium and manganese

9

What is mining

The removal of ores from the earths crust
-(the source of iron and aluminium)