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Elements or compounds which occur naturally in earth's crust is called Minerals

Those minerals which contain a very high percentage of a particular metal from which metal can be profitably extracted is called ores.

These may or may not contain metals.

These definitely contain metals.

All minerals are not ores

All ores are minerals.

Example : Salt,Clay Marble

Example : Bauxite,Hematite,Rock Salt

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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 14 years and a teacher from the past 18 years. He teaches Science, Economics, Accounting and English at Teachoo