What is bauxite used for?
Bauxite is used in cement, chemicals, face makeup, soda cans, dishwashers, siding for houses, and other aluminum products. It is recycled so that it can be used over again.
What useful material may be obtained from bauxite what useful material may be obtained from hematite what are bauxite and hematite called since they produce useful materials?
Bauxite is a sedimentary rock that is the main ore of aluminum. Bauxite varies in composition, as does any rock, but the main components are minerals of aluminum oxide and aluminum hydroxide. Bauxite may also contain amounts of iron, clay, silt and silica. Bauxite is the result of the leaching of minerals from tropical soils leaving a hardened clay-like material that is high in the above minerals, which resist leaching. In addition to being the…