BAUXITE – ORE OF ALUMINIUM

$20.00

Bauxite is the major ore of aluminum, coming from Australia’s largest bauxite deposit, Weipa in Queensland. Decent specimens of bauxite , are not often seen in mineral collections, surprisingly considering it is so important economically and physically. To quote Wikipedia “Bauxite is a sedimentary rock with a relatively high aluminium content. It is the world’s main source of aluminium”.

 

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Bauxite is the major ore of aluminum, coming from Australia’s largest bauxite deposit, Weipa in Queensland. Decent specimens of bauxite , are not often seen in mineral collections, surprisingly considering it is so important economically and physically. To quote Wikipedia “Bauxite is a sedimentary rock with a relatively high aluminium content. It is the world’s main source of aluminium”.

WEIPA, QLD

53 x 37 x 25mm.