Iron is extracted from iron ore. Part of the process involves reduction of the ore with carbon monoxide. Iron ore contains iron oxide (#Fe_2O_3#). How would you write a balanced equation for the reaction of iron oxide with carbon monoxide?
Nov 21, 2017
And this is the effectual chemical reaction of our civilization. If you ever have a chance to tour a blast furnace (and most are in China and India now) do it.....you will feel very small.