Differentiate, distinguish, compare and explain what is the main difference between calcination and roasting.

Difference between calcination and roasting

1. Calcination is carried out by heating ore in the absence of air. Roasting is carried out by heating ore in the presence of air.

2. Calcination coverts carbonate ores into oxides. Roasting coverts sulphide ores into oxides.

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