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Limestone is a sedimentary rock composed largely of the minerals calcite and aragonite, which are different crystal forms of calcium carbonate (CaCO3). Most limestone is composed of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral or foraminifera.Limestone makes up about 10% of the total volume of all sedimentary rocks. The solubility of limestone in water and weak acid solutions leads to karst landscapes, in which water erodes the limestone over thousands to millions of years. Most cave systems are through limestone bedrock.

Applications:


  • Ceremic Industries
  • Tails
  • Hardness
  • Hardware
  • Dyce
  • etc

Physiochemical Properties :

Size Retention
  + 1 mm - Nil
  +850 micron - 1% max
  150 micron - 15%
&Color Brownish White

Chemical Composition (Based on XRF):

Alumina, Al2O3 17.5% - 18.5%
Ferric Oxcide 0.10% max
Silica 66.5 - 67.5%
Titanium, Tio2 0.05% max
Lime, Cao 0.30% max
Soda, Na2O 8% - 12%
Potash, K2O 1% - 3%
L.O.I 1% max