"Lime, calcic oxide, or quick-lime contains 40 parts of the metal calcium and 16 of oxygen by weight and has a specific gravity, depending on its porosity from 2.3 to 3.8. It is a white alkaline earthy substance, quite infusible and is the only oxide of calcium. It is obtained pure by heating pure calcic carbonate to full redness; which expells the carbonic anhydride"--page 1.
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Professional Degree in Civil Engineering
Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy
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Alexander, Curtis, "Limes, mortars, and cements" (1884). Professional Degree Theses. 15.