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What is the Average Cost of Bauxite per gram/pound? Average Bauxite Price

Bauxite is one of the most important aluminum ore and is not a mineral but a sedimentary rock with minerals in it. It was discovered by the geologist Pierre Berthier in 1821 and named after the village of Les Baux-de-Provence in Southern France. It can be found in different shades of yellow, red or brown and even white. It occurs in weathered volcanic rocks and is very important in extraction of the aluminum. The countries with the most intense exploitation of bauxite are: Australia, Brazil, Jamaica and India. The average cost of Bauxite is $35-$50/tonne.

by Susan White on Thu, 02/17/2011 - 09:12

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