Magnesium metal is not used for the reduction of alumina although it is thermodynamically feasible.

Asked by Aarushi - | 13th Feb, 2012, 10:06: PM

Expert Answer:

Temperatures below the point of intersection of Al2O3 and MgO curves, magnesium can reduce alumina. But the process will be uneconomical.

Answered by  | 14th Feb, 2012, 09:53: AM

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