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[GreenYes] Re: Bauxite Ore Needed for One Aluminum Can?


Approximately 4 pounds of ore are required to produce 1 pound of aluminum.
(Referenced from Environmental Geology Coursework 3 Kwok Ho, SHEA
(03042798))

http://wwwusers.brookes.ac.uk/03042798/
<http://wwwusers.brookes.ac.uk/03042798/>

an empty aluminum can weighs 14 grams. One pound is equal to 453 grams. So
you can make approximately 32 cans from 1 pound of aluminum.

-----Original Message-----
From: Rose Niemi [mailto:Rose@no.address]
Sent: Tuesday, August 15, 2006 11:55 AM
To: GreenYes
Subject: [GreenYes] Bauxite Ore Needed for One Aluminum Can?




Does anyone know the tonnage of bauxite ore needed to produce one aluminum
can?


Thanks,

Rose


M. Rose Niemi
Merced County Association of Governments
369 West 18th Street
Merced CA 95340
209-723-3153, extension 315
rose@no.address <mailto:rose@no.address>






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