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lat·er·ite

 (lăt′ə-rīt′)
n.
A red residual soil formed by the leaching of silica and by the enrichment with aluminum and iron oxides, especially in humid climates.

[Latin later, brick + -ite.]

lat′er·it′ic (-rĭt′ĭk) adj.
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Table 1 Results of chemical analyses (ICP-ES and ICP-MS) for major, minor, trace and rare earth elements along with Eu anomaly in the ores of the Zan lateritic deposit.
Systematics of the application of the open pit lateritic nickel deposit made on limonite or saprolite layer, causing impaired mobility in the compound or element geochemistry of laterites.
Canadian mining firm Sherritt, for example, co-owns the world's biggest finished nickel and cobalt project from lateritic ore with Sumitomo, Korea Resources and SNC-Lavalin.
Other topics include building components made from recycled plastics, peanut husk panels made with castor oil polyurethane adhesive, pastes of plaster with latex of euphorbia tirucalli, and the use of demolition waste in lateritic concrete.
The first five articles, all written at the Nigerian University of Agriculture, evaluate groundnut shell ash stabilized reclaimed asphalt pavement as a highway pavement material, the properties of lateritic soil blended with glass cullet, and soil modified with calcium carbide waste.
He says that other methods of accessing valuable deposits, such as lateritic nickel ore, involve hydro-metallurgical processes and the leaching of large amounts of water through sensitive areas such as rainforests.
This is followed by a layer of resistivity values of between 299 and 728 ohm-meter which has the composition similar to lateritic clay and lastly the basement rock.
To the east lie the mountains of Sierra de Nipe, Sierra Cristal and Sierra de Moa, which mainly consist of large bodies of serpentinites, peridotites and other ultrabasics covered with lateritic weathering crusts that range from 15 to 80 feet in thickness.
The exposed geological formations of the district are Archean Gneiss, Gondwana System, Rajmahal Traps, Lateritic older alluvium and newer alluvium.
Effect of fly ash, organic wastes and chemical fertilizers on yield, nutrient uptake, heavy metal content and residual fertility in a rice-mustard cropping sequence under acid lateritic soils.
Sebuku Iron Lateritic Ore (SILO) in Pulau Sebuku, Kotabaru.
In this region, soils have mostly formed in a dissected lateritic landscape following aeolian, colluvial, and alluvial redistribution of materials (McArthur 1991).