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Bauxite - a global review.

Authors
Sehnke ED
Source
Ind Miner 1995 Aug; (335):39-41,43,45,47-51
NIOSHTIC No.
10005866
Abstract
Bauxite is used principally as the raw material in the production of aluminium metal. Nonetheless, beyond this are a number of very significant non-metallurgical applications, mainly abrasives, cements, chemicals, and refractories. Bauxites used in producing end products for these special applications must meet much more stringent compositional and physical requirements than the crude ore commonly employed for aluminium production, and as such, are limited to a few specific sources, such as Guyana, China, and now Brazil. This article reviews the major sources, applications, and requirements of the global nonmetallurgical bauxite industry.
Keywords
Metals; Metallurgical processes; Aluminum industry; Economics
CODEN
IMINBG
Publication Date
19950801
Document Type
Journal Article
Fiscal Year
1995
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
OP 189-95
Issue of Publication
335
ISSN
0019-8544
Source Name
Industrial Minerals
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