Origin countries and application of bauxite
At present, there are 49 countries who are rich in bauxite mine. China ranks highly in the world with rich bauxite resources.China,Guinea, Australia, Brazil are all belong to bauxite resources country. Among those countries, only China and Guyana produce high grade bauxite for refractory use.
China bauxite resources are mainly distributed in Shanxi, Shandong, Hebei, Henan, Guizhou, Sichuan, Guangxi, Liaoning, Hunan Province and other places.
The application of bauxite are as follows:
1. For aluminum refining industry.
2. For precision casting.
3. For making refractory products. The refractoriness of high grade bauxite can reach as high as 1780 degree Celsius. And also it has stable chemical properties and good physical properties.