Ore is the mineral from which the metal is conveniently and economically extracted. Ore has definite composition.
Mineral vs Ore
|Naturally occurring substances of metals present in the earth’s crust are called minerals.||Minerals which can used to obtain the metal profitably are called ores.|
|All minerals are not ores.||All ores are essentially minerals too.|
|Example: Clay is the mineral of Aluminium. ||Examples: Bauxite and Cryolite are the main ores of Aluminium|