A crystalline mineral compound composed of aluminum oxide and hydroxide and found in bauxite.
- Chemical formula: AlO(OH).
- The remaining clay component from the limestone can be further altered by these acids and, over time, it is converted to aluminium oxyhydroxide minerals such as gibbsite, diaspore, and boehmite.
- The structure of boehmite consists of double layers of oxygen octahedra partially filled with Aluminium cations.
- If fine particle-size gibbsite was used, the yield of boehmite decreased and the yield of the poorly crystallized phase increased in all the media.
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