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- ‘Sequence IV includes strata from the base of the bauxitic claystone below Seam 2 of the Heshan Formation to the top of the Dalong Formation.’
- ‘Sequence III extends from the base of Seam 4A to the base of the bauxitic claystone beneath Seam 2.’
- ‘Seam 4A has a much higher content of alumina than the other seams, which may suggest that the detrital input into this coal mire contained a greater proportion of bauxitic weathering products than the other coals.’
- ‘This surface and the overlying bauxitic claystones are broadly distributed across most of central Guangxi, including the Heshan coalfield.’
- ‘The coastal lagoonal deposits are represented by bauxitic claystones resting on the undulating top of thick-bedded limestones.’
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