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Is the iron on Earth's crust a leftover of the Iron catastrophe, or it was brought back by volcanoes?

Not all the iron sank to the core. Have a look at my answer to a previous question: https://earthscience.stackexchange.com/a/7076/725 Your question is similar, but coming the other way. You're ...
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Is there any iron ore in New Guinea?

The island of New Guinea is effectively divided into two entities, the country of Papua New Guinea occupies the eastern half and the Indonesian province of West New Guinea occupies the western half. ...
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Non-magnetic metal extracted from magnetite ore

First, let me start by saying that what you're doing is dangerous. You have no idea what's in the ore, whether it is volatile, if any vapour is toxic, etc. This is especially since the rocks contain ...
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"Bohnerze" pisolitic ore in Switzerland

Bohnerz is the German word for "bean ore". Another translation is "nuggets". You might like to try the Wangen Valley in Switzerland. Pisolitic iron deposits consist of small ...
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Mining iron or metals in nature

Get a book on extractive metallurgy. One thing strikes me is that "primitives'" were pretty sophisticated. Also their technology was developed over generations by many people. I think ...
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Mining iron or metals in nature

I think the answer to your question is hidden in the question itself, let me explain... Because technology and every innovation is the convergence of thinking of many people over the years, the fact ...
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