Chemistry

posted by on .

How many kilograms of chalcopyrite must be mined to obtain 315g of pure Cu?

• Chemistry - ,

Doesn't that depend upon the percent chalcopyrite in the mined stuff?

• Chemistry - ,

The most common source of copper (Cu) is the mineral chalcopyrite (CuFeS2). How many kilograms of chalcopyrite must be mined to obtain 465g of pure Cu?