Lime (definition, production, uses)

Lime  The word “lime” refers to products derived from heating limestone. It originates with its earliest use as building mortar and has the sense of “sticking or adhering“ The rocks and minerals from which these materials are derived, typically limestone or chalk, Continue reading Lime (definition, production, uses)

Impurities in Limestone

Impurities in Limestone Following are some of the impurities in limestone Magnesium Carbonate. Limestones contain magnesium carbonate in varying proportions. Presence of this constituent allows the lime to slake and set slowly, but imparts high strength. Further, the production of heat and expansion Continue reading Impurities in Limestone