Results for: Laterite

Uses of laterite?

Laterite is a layer of soil that contains aluminum and iron oxideminerals like hematite and goethite This type of soil is found intropical regions, and its uses include as bui (MORE)
In Geology

What is a laterite?

\nA red residual soil in humid tropical and subtropical regions that is leached of soluble minerals, aluminum hydroxides, and silica but still contains concentrations of iron (MORE)
In Geology

What is the density of laterite?

Our Year 10 class measure the density of Laterite and after 6 trials we found the density of Western Australian laterite to be approximately 2.5g/cm3
In Soil

Why laterite soil is yellow in color?

The colour of laterite soil depends upon where it is. In temperate climates it will be yellow, but in tropical climes it will be red. This is because the iron oxide, which is (MORE)
In Soil

What crops are grown on laterite soil?

leaf crops that require well drained soil. laterite is too hard and stoney to produce root crops in ..... tea and coffee and coconut are grown