Mineral Resource of the Month: Lime

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Abstract

Lime is the common term for several chemicals in three major categories: quicklime, hydrated lime and refractory dead-burned dolomite. Lime is almost never found naturally. It is primarily manufactured by burning limestone in kilns, followed by hydration when necessary. 

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Mineral Resource of the Month: Lime
Series title Earth
Volume December 2015
Year Published 2015
Language English
Publisher AGI
Contributing office(s) National Minerals Information Center
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