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Origin of bauxite
OTHER WORDS FROM bauxitebaux·it·ic [bawk-sit-ik, boh-zit-], /bɔkˈsɪt ɪk, boʊˈzɪt-/, adjective
Words nearby bauxite
Example sentences from the Web for bauxite
Locals described the flood of sludge, a byproduct from refining bauxite rock for industrial powder, as a “mini-tsunami.”5 famous environmental disasters where humans and nature healed together|Meera Subramanian|February 16, 2021|Popular Science
Bauxite or aluminum ore is mined in France, and 60 per cent.A Journey Through France in War Time|Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
Bauxite, hydrated alumina, is also used for the same purpose—that is, for the preparation of sulphate of alumina.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
Alumina as a refractory material is chiefly used in the form of bauxite, but its applications are somewhat special.
Aluminum is now made from a mineral called "bauxite," found chiefly in Georgia, Alabama, and Arkansas.
Bauxite is a rather mischievous mineral and sometimes acts as if it delighted in playing tricks upon managers of mines.