Bauxite is the Ore of:

  1. Iron
  2. Aluminum
  3. Copper
  4. Gold
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 12th May 2015 in Chemistry.
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     Bauxite is Ore of Aluminium.

    Bauxite was named by the French geologist Pierre Berthier in 1821. It is a rock formed from laterites soil that has been severely leached of silica. It is the main source of Aluminium.

    RE: Bauxite is the Ore of:

    It is a mixture of hydrous aluminium oxides, aluminium hydroxides, clay minerals and insoluble materials such as quartz, hematite, magnetite, siderite and goethite.

    Bauxite producing countries were: Australia, China, Brazil, India, Guinea, Jamaica, Russia, Kazakhstan, Suriname and Greece.

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 13th May 2015.
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