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Andrew Ruys, in Alumina Ceramics, 2019. 3.3.3 Bauxite digestion parameters. Bauxite refineries are classified as either low temperature (~ 150°C) for processing predominantly THA gibbsite bauxite or high temperature (> 240°C) for bauxite with > 6% boehmite or diaspore MHA. Boehmite requires > 240°C for digestion. Diaspore requires the highest temperatures of all, 260–280°C.