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PREFERRED TERM
bauxite  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • A residual clay deposit, aluminous laterite, derived from the alteration of basalt lava, containing at least 50% Al(OH)3; used as a source of aluminium and as feedstock for ferrous aluminium sulphate water purification material. Used as proppant for hydraulic fracturing; used as abrasive. http://geology.com/minerals/bauxite.shtml
DESCRIPTION
  • A residual clay deposit, aluminous laterite, derived from the alteration of basalt lava, containing at least 50% Al(OH)3; used as a source of aluminium and as feedstock for ferrous aluminium sulphate water purification material. Used as proppant for hydraulic fracturing; used as abrasive. http://geology.com/minerals/bauxite.shtml
IDENTIFIER
  • bauxite
TITLE
  • bauxite
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/CommodityCodeValue/bauxite
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