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bauxite

A ferruginous hydrate of aluminium, which is the main state of aluminium in nature. Australia is the world’s top producer of bauxite at 60 million tonnes/year.
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The Changing Face of World Bauxite Production: Top 10 Producing Countries, 1962 and 2012 Rank 1962 % 2012 % 1 Jamaica 25 Australia 31 2 USSR 14 China 16 3 Suriname 11 Brazil 14 4 Guyana 9 Indonesia 12 5 France 7 Guinea 7 6 Guinea 5 India 6 7 Flungary 5 Jamaica 4 8 USA 4 Kazakhstan 2 9 Yugoslavia 4 Russia 2 10 Greece 4 Suriname 1 World total (million) 31 * 248 * From I Valeton, Bauxites, Elsevier 1972.
Bauxite resources of Bauxite Resources Limited ("BRL") and its joint ventures partners totals 256.
Sydney, Australia, Sep 27, 2012 - (ABN Newswire) - Emerging bauxite development company, Australian Bauxite Limited (ASX:ABZ) has received a Pre-Feasibility Study (PFS) report by Como Engineers and a Stage 2 Mine to Port Logistics Study by GHD for the Goulburn Bauxite Project in Southern New South Wales.
In Table 1 the analysis of several bauxites is shown.
Australian Bauxite CEO Ian Levy said; "ABx invested in Tasmania after careful consideration of risks and potential rewards based on expert advice and an understanding of Tasmania's special circumstances.
Low-grade lateritic bauxites are found on chlorite-amphibole schists and diabase porphyrite.