What is ore?

  • (noun): A metal-bearing mineral valuable enough to be mined.
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An ore is a type of rock that contains minerals with important elements including metals. The ores are extracted through mining; these are then refined to extract the valuable element(s).

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History Of The Steel Industry (1850-1970) - United States
... A key element was the easy availability of iron ore, coal, and manpower ... Iron ore of fair quality was abundant in the eastern states, but the Lake Superior region contained huge deposits of exceedingly rich ore the Marquette Range was ... This iron ore was shipped through the Lakes to ports such as Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, Erie and Bussalo for shipment by rail to the steel mills ...
Colobot - Language Overview
... Example code for a bot to find a piece of titanium ore and deliver it to a purification facility extern void objectFetchTitanium { object item // declare variable item = radar(Tit ...
Marko Orešković
... Marko Orešković (3 April 1895 – 20 October 1941) was a Croatian (and Yugoslav) Partisan commander ... and establishment of Independent State of Croatia (NDH), CPY sent Orešković to organise an armed uprising in his native Lika region ... population suffered persecution by new Ustasha regime and Orešković with his war experience soon became one of the most popular commanders ...
Natural Resources Of Cambodia
... in the Christian Chun Province disclosed commercially exploitable deposits of iron ore amounting to about 5.2 million tons ... Western sources indicated possible reserves of high-grade iron ore, ranging from 2.5 million to 4.8 million tons, in the northern part of the country ... Chinese explorations also revealed manganese ore reserves, estimated at about 120,000 tons, in Kampong Thom Province ...
James T. Brand - Other
... Authored The Insanity Defense, 9 Ore ... Authored Montesquieu and the Separation of Power, 12 Ore ... humanity and the Nürnberg trials, 28 Ore ...

More definitions of "ore":

  • (noun): A monetary subunit in Denmark and Norway and Sweden; 100 ore equal 1 krona.