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According to Aluminium Production1: The production of 1 ton of aluminum typically requires 420 kg of carbon, 1920 kg $\ce{Al2O3}$, and 16 kg $\ce{AlF3}$ .... The theoretical carbon consumption is only $\pu{333 kg C/t} \space \ce{Al}$. The excess carbon consumption is mainly due to air oxidation of the hot anodes in the hooded cells. The reaction occurs ...