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Siderurgy (from Greek sideros - iron and Greek ergon or ergos - work) is a process consisting of extracting iron from iron ore by heating, first by mixing the ore with combustibles, then by separating the iron from the slag in a melting pot. By extension, it may be used to indicate industrial ironworks in general.

This is an anglicisation of a term used in French, Spanish, and other Romance languages. A full treatment of the subject will be found under:

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