Bauxite occurrence

Based on a broad geological assessment the potential for bauxite mineralisationis quite common across the globe.Typically deposits in the tropics and southern temperate zones are lateritic deposits, while those in the northern temperate zones and beyond are monohydrate deposits, often associated with karst systems. World Bauxite – Key Countries Despite wide potential, most of the world's known bauxite reserves and resources are concentrated in only 12 countries.