What Is Bauxite Used for?


Bauxite is a form of rock composed mostly of aluminum hydroxide and aluminum oxide minerals which might include boehmite, gibbsite and diaspore. It is used as the most common ore of aluminium, and as an abrasive.
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Bauxite is an aluminium ore which contains minerals with important elements used in the production of aluminium. This form of rock or ore consists of such elements as gibbsite, boehmite, diaspore, the clay mineral kaolinite and a mixture of iron oxide. It was named after a village, Les Baux, in southern France by a French geologist Pierre Berthier who first recognised that it contained aluminium.
Bauxite is a mineral bearing rock that is often used in the production of aluminium. It is made into alumina which is then used as the primary material into smelters to make aluminium metal.
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Bauxite is formed in weathered volcanic rocks. Bauxite maily contains aluminium ore, which is very expensive. Bauxite is used in cement, face make-up, soda cans ...
The basic chemical formula for bauxite is AlOH3. Bauxite is a heterogeneous material with a composition fundamentally consisting of aluminum hydroxide, but the ...
Bauxite is an aluminium mineral and is the main source of aluminium. The chemical composition of bauxite is Al2O3 + SiO2 + TiO2 + Fe2O3. ...
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