Chemistry Mole Concept Solution: Bauxite, the principal ore used in the production ...

Solution: Bauxite, the principal ore used in the production of aluminum, has a molecular formula of Al2O3 • 2H2O. The • H2O in the formula are called waters of hydration. Each formula unit of the compound contains two water molecules.c. How many atoms of aluminum are in 0.58 mole of bauxite?