Volume 72 Issue 2
Mineralogical characteristics of the nickel laterite, southeast ophiolite belt, Sulawesi Island, Indonesia
Zhang, Yingyi; Qie, Junmao; Wang, XunFu; Cui, Kun; Fu, Tao; Wang, Jie; Qi, Yuanhong
Indonesia is the world’s largest supplier of nickel ore, with its nickel laterite resources mainly distributed in the Moluccas and Sulawesi regions. However, there is scant research on the mineralogical characteristics of nickel laterite deposited in southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia. This study aims to investigate the mineral phase structure, chemical analysis, thermal properties and element distribution characteristics of the middle and lower part of the rotten rock zone located in the southeast Sulawesi ophiolite belt.
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