red mud

red mud

[′red ′məd]
(geology)
A reddish terrigenous mud composed of up to 25% calcium carbonate and deriving its color from the presence of ferric oxide; found on the sea floor near deserts and near the mouths of large rivers.
(metallurgy)
An iron oxide-rich residue obtained in purifying bauxite in the Bayer process.
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5, leftovers from the mining process formed a massive wave of viscous red mud that all but erased a nearby hamlet.
Also, the red mud found at the end of the beach is apparently great for the skin - and you'll see a fair few naked visitors lathering it on.
It was named after the red mud which formed the main material in its construction.
In Dadaab, the Kenyan government forbids permanent structures, so when the standard-issue United Nations tents turn gray and ragged as they inevitably do after two rainy seasons in the desert, refugees build homes of red mud over frames of thorns.
Tenders are invited for Modification of different disposal lines of red mud & ash handling lines inside plant below bridge no.
More than 1,000 rescuers, including police and soldiers, have been digging through huge mounds of red mud that cascaded onto the village, which lies in a valley surrounded by hills, with a sound that witnesses said was like thunder.
At times, visibility was down to just a few metres and the Akamas was awash with red mud, making it hard to peddle.
However, Orbite's innovation could stop or even reverse this flow of red mud.
Immediately after the operation, the solution is cooled and centrifuged to separate the red mud and other compounds.
Mg-AI-Fe ternary layered double hydroxides (LDH) were synthesized based on bayer red mud by calcina-tion-rehydration method, and characterized using X-ray diffraction and thermogravimetric analysis (TGA).
Among the topics are removing inclusions by gas bubbles in a steel continuous casting tundish, estimating slag in ferrochromium, the influence of red mud content on the mechanical properties of natural fiber-reinforced polymer composites, creep cavitation and fracture in single-crystal superalloy, the microwave dielectric characterization of silicon dioxide, the thermal conductivity of inorganic-filler/resin composites, and the organophilization of a Brazilian kaolin clay.
Suddenly the small plowman disappears the just-turned red mud has buried