Metallurgy, Chemistry

Why is zinc is not extracted from zinc oxide through reduction with CO?

Solution) Reducing agent should have more negative ΔG value. In case of zinc oxide ,Zn has more negative ΔG value then CO as you can see from elingum diagram, so it can not be reduced by CO.

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