Hydrated red soil appears in colour

Red soil when hydrated appears to be yellow. The soil contains ferric oxides that are available in soil as thin coatings on the soil particles. The soil appears red as iron oxide is available as haematite also known as hydrous ferric oxide. The soil appears yellow when hydrate is formed as limonite.

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