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

DEFINITION
  • Highly aluminous material containing abundant aluminium hydroxides (gibbsite, less commonly boehmite, diaspore) and aluminium-substituted iron oxides or hydroxides and generally minor or negligible kaolin minerals; may contain up to 20 percent quartz. Commonly has a pisolitic or nodular texture, and may be cemented.

DESCRIPTION
  • Highly aluminous material containing abundant aluminium hydroxides (gibbsite, less commonly boehmite, diaspore) and aluminium-substituted iron oxides or hydroxides and generally minor or negligible kaolin minerals; may contain up to 20 percent quartz. Commonly has a pisolitic or nodular texture, and may be cemented.

IDENTIFIER
  • bauxite

TITLE
  • bauxite

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/LithologyValue/bauxite
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Lithology