red mud


: a marine offshore deposit deriving its yellow-brown to red-brown color from iron oxide
red mud … is most prevalent in the Yellow sea and off the coasts of BrazilF. C. Lane
compare blue mud
: a residue high in iron oxide resulting from purification of alumina in the Bayer process

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“Red mud.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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