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laterite

a red soil found in the tropics, from which silica has been leached because of the hot, wet climatic conditions, but which retains the oxides of iron and aluminium.
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Ephraim, "Flexural and tensiie strength properties of concrete using lateritic sand and quarry dust as fine aggregate," Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, vol.
Lateritic ore essentially may be classified as either limonite or serpentinite ore types.
The studied lateritic deposit is a part of the Irano-Himalayan karst bauxite belt.
76% of BDE-209 was degraded by white rot fungi for lateritic red soil, laterite, red soil, paddy soil and vegetable soil, respectively.
The exposed geological formations of the district are Archean Gneiss, Gondwana System, Rajmahal Traps, Lateritic older alluvium and newer alluvium.
Effect of fly ash, organic wastes and chemical fertilizers on yield, nutrient uptake, heavy metal content and residual fertility in a rice-mustard cropping sequence under acid lateritic soils.
Sebuku Iron Lateritic Ore (SILO) in Pulau Sebuku, Kotabaru.
This work investigates the effect of the incorporation of the locally available lateritic soils on strength characteristics of concrete with the addition of another locally available pozzolanic material (volcanic ash) as partial replacement of cement [4].
In this region, soils have mostly formed in a dissected lateritic landscape following aeolian, colluvial, and alluvial redistribution of materials (McArthur 1991).
The lateritic soils become compact and harden, so that after only a few years of cultivation such areas are as hard as concrete and further cultivation or revegetation is impossible.
He ends the missive by ostentatiously describing his poor health as "stereoraceous, lateritic, phthisic, mephitic, canicular".
The Goro project in New Caledonia, touted as "one of the largest deposits of lateritic nickel in the world," will account for $723 million of spending in 2008.