Laterite >> Aluminum
Laterite is one of the Resources in Astroneer. It is mined from Blue and Brown crystalline deposits and can be refined in the Smelting Furnace to produce Aluminum.
Laterite can be found in caves on Terran, as well as on the surfaces and in the caves of Arid, Barren, Exotic and Radiated.
Laterite was called "Hematite" in one of the developer Let's Plays. Hematite is an ore which can be smelted to iron
A stack of Laterite (pre-crafting update)
Custom Rendered Laterite (0.3)
Custom Rendered Laterite (0.10.2)
A Laterite Deposit (pre-crafting update)
A Laterite Deposit (0.10.2)