magnesium lime

magnesium lime

[mag′nē·zē·əm ′līm]
(materials)
Lime containing more than 20% magnesium oxide; slakes more slowly, evolves less heat, expands less, sets more rapidly, and produces higher-strength mortars than does high-calcium quicklime.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

magnesium lime

Lime manufactured from limestone; contains some magnesium; used as finish lime in plastering or as mason’s lime in mortar.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Farmers often apply high magnesium lime on the fields where crops are grown.
This figure can be adjusted by applications of lime, either white lime which is calcium hydroxide or yellow lime which is ground up dolomite or magnesium lime. The latter is less hazardous and tends to slow release over the winter.
Liming with high magnesium lime during the fall is another solution.