Standard Bauxite Ore

Product Ref: 7301

Description: Metallurgical gradebauxite (90% trihydrate and10% monohydrate bauxite)

Origin: Dominican Republic

Delivery: Bulk

Incoterms: FOB / CIF

Payment By: Letter of Credit

Status: 

Presentations: Product can be sorted by lump size, if desired

Packing: In bulk. Offered fob,deliveredtoacape-sizedvessel (100,000 mt–300,000mt)

Loading by tender to deep water anchorage

Quay side loading for smaller vessel up to 50,000 mt

Physical Properties of Bauxite

Chemical Classification
Color

white, gray, sometimes stained yellow, orange red, pink, brown or yellow by iron or included iron minerals

Streak

usually white but iron stain can discolor

Luster

dull, earthy

Diaphaneity

opaque

Cleavage

none

Mohs Hardness

1 to 3

Specific Gravity

2 to 2.5

Diagnostic Properties

often exhibits pisolitic structure, color

Chemical Composition

variable but always rich in aluminum oxides and aluminum hydroxides

Crystal System

n/a

Uses

primary ore of aluminum, also used as an abrasive

CURRENT SPECIFICATIONS

 

 

 

 

Al2O3:   45%-50%Max

SiO2:      5.0%-6.0%Max

Fe2O3:  18%- 20%Max

CaO:        0.75%- 1.50% Max

Na20:      0.18%- 0.35%

TiO2:       1.00%-2.50%

Moisture:      14%- 17%PTC Max

Size:        2mm–100mm 90%Min,

(natural &grainy) >100% Min 10% Maximum

 

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