Built in Laterite

Laterites are soil types rich in iron and aluminium, formed in hot and wet tropical areas. Nearly all laterites are rusty-red because of iron oxides. They develop by intensive and long-lasting weathering of the underlying parent rock. (wiki)

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Churches and Convents of Goa: Local laterite was used in the construction of the churches, which had to be plastered and finished with a lime whitewash (AB ev)

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