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The first phase that leads to removal of ore is called as _______

(a) Extraction

(b) Beneficiation

(c) Processing

(d) Remediation

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The query is from Management of Mine Waste Soil in section Management and Remediation of Problem Soil of Environmental Biotechnology

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The correct option is (a) Extraction

To elaborate: Extraction is the first method that leads to removal of ore form the Earth which is followed by benefication and processing whereas remediation is management of the wastes generated.

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