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Stoichiometry and the Kroll Process

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Zirconium is obtained industrially using the Kroll process. The Kroll process is a pyrometallurgical process used initialy to produce titanium and later developed to produce zirconium. It is a high temperature process that combines zirconium (IV) chloride with magnesium metal to produce zirconium metal and magnesium chloride via a single displacement reaction. Calculate the Mass in kilograms of zirconium obtainable from 1.50 metric tons of magnesium.

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Obtain the molecular weights of each species.

The reaction is: 1 molecule zirconium chloride and 2 ...

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