high-calcium lime

high-calcium lime

A lime which contains mostly calcium oxide or calcium hydroxide and not over 5% magnesium oxide or hydroxide.
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Mississippi Lime Company is a global supplier of high-calcium lime products and technical solutions.
Mississippi Lime Company, a global supplier of high-calcium lime products and a portfolio company of HBM Holdings, announced it has executed a definitive agreement to acquire the Calera, AL lime business of Covia.
Louis, has been providing the nation with high-calcium lime products for more than a century.
High-calcium lime (calcium carbonate) is preferred because most low-calcium soils have plenty of magnesium.
Belgium-based Carmeuse Group, in partnership with Omans Majan Mining, has started to export high-calcium lime from its lime plant in the Salalah Free Zone (SFZ), through the port there.
An example of this concept would be obtaining calcium from the outer bark of a white oak tree rather than using high-calcium lime that mostly leaches into the subsoil and becomes unavailable for plant use.