Category: English Copper Refiners

Categories: Copper Refiners | England, Copper Works Labourers

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This category contains profiles for individuals who worked in this occupation. Smelting is the process of getting crude metal from rocks containing compounds that contain the metal; for instance the rocks might contain copper sulfide ore. Smelting involves a chemical change, removing the metal from the compound. Refining is the next stage of processing copper after smelting, to purify it further by removing any other substances that are contaminating it.

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1858 Sutton, St Helens, Lancashire, England - 1929

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