Here we have provided the major differences between Minerals and Ores.
1. All the naturally occurring substances that are present in the earth’s crust are known as Minerals.
2. All Minerals are not ores.
3. Minerals are native forms in which metals exist.
1. Ores are usually used to extract metals economically. A large number of metals are present.
2. All ores are minerals.
3. Ores are mineral deposits.