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definition Highly aluminous material containing abundant aluminium hydroxides (gibbsite, less commonly boehmite, diaspore) and aluminium-substituted iron oxides or hydroxides and generally minor or negligible kaolin minerals; may contain up to 20 percent quartz. commonly has a pisolitic or nodular texture, and may be cemented. more like this
source Eggleton 2001 more like this
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is primary topic of bauxite