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The principal ore of aluminum, composed mainly of hydrous aluminum oxides and aluminum hydroxides.

[After Les Baux, a commune of southeast France.]

baux·it′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.


consisting of, containing or resembling bauxite
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Adj.1.bauxitic - resembling or containing bauxite
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The infra Tertiary disconformity in Muzaffarabad, Dhaman Jhal-Niazpur, Kotli Tehsil areas like Salhun, Nikial, Khander-Karela, Shiester, Giain, Dandili, Kamroti and Sangar Marg show lateritic and bauxitic deposits.
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Sherman GD, Cady JG, Ikwa H, Blumsbery NE (1967) Genesis of bauxitic haulu soils.
The soil was a bauxitic clay loam with an average pH of 5.4 and Mehlich I extractable P and K of 3 and 85 mg [kg.sup.-1].