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Bauxite with a US Cent
Bauxite with core of unweathered rock
Boksit, Les Baux

Boksit utawa bauksit, iku wiji alumunium sing paling wigati. Dat iki dumadi akèh-akèhé saka bahan logam gibbsite Al(OH)3, boehmite γ-AlO(OH), lan alumunium dioksida hidroksida (diaspore) α-AlO(OH), bebarengan karo oksida wesi goethite lan hematite, lempung mineral kaolinite lan sethithik anatase TiO2. Dat iki dijenengaké saka jeneng désa Les Baux ing Prancis kidul, papan tinemu sepisanan dat iki ing taun 1821 déning geologis Pierre Berthier.

Pangasil boksitBesut

Tabel ig ngisor iki nagara diurut miturut akèhé cadhangan boksit.

(x1000 tonne, Numbers for 2008 estimated)
Negara Prodhuksi tambang Cadhangan Dhasar cadhangan
2007 2008
  Guinea 18,000 18,000 7,400,000 8,600,000
  Australia 62,400 63,000 5,800,000 7,900,000
  Vietnam 30 30 2,100,000 5,400,000
  Jamaica 14,600 15,000 2,000,000 2,500,000
  Brasil 24,800 25,000 1,900,000 2,500,000
  Guyana 1,600 1,600 700,000 900,000
  India 19,200 20,000 770,000 1,400,000
  Cina 30,000 32,000 700,000 2,300,000
  Greece 2,220 2,200 600,000 650,000
  Suriname 4,900 4,500 580,000 600,000
  Kazakhstan 4,800 4,800 360,000 450,000
  Venezuela 5,900 5,900 320,000 350,000
  Rusia 6,400 6,400 200,000 250,000
Cithakan:Country data Amérikah Sarékat NA NA 20,000 40,000
Negara liya 7,150 6,800 3,200,000 3,800,000
Total donya (diganepna) 202,000 205,000 27,000,000 38,000,000

Sumber: U.S. Geological Survey, Mineral Commodity Summaries, January 2009 Cithakan:Industry country lists

RujukanBesut

  • Bardossy, G. (1982): Karst Bauxites. Bauxite deposits on carbonate rocks. Elsevier Sci. Publ. 441 p.
  • Bardossy, G. and Aleva, G.J.J. (1990): Lateritic Bauxites. Developments in Economic Geology 27, Elsevier Sci. Publ. 624 p. ISBN 0-444-988

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