Heating material to release volatile constituents or change the crystal structure.
Crystalline mineral consisting of calcium carbonates.
Is obtained when calcium oxide is mixed, or 'slaked' with water. Also called slaked lime, Ca(OH)2.
Burnt dolomite (CaO-MgO).
Quick lime (CaO), produced by calcination of limestone and/or dlomitic rock.
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A quick or hydrated lime that is used for one or more of the many chemical and industrial applications. Usually it possesses relatively high chemical purity.
Pigment for coating paper, usually supplied as slurry. Mixture of very bright, clean particles, such as pulverized limestone or kaolin.