Limestone in the Iron and Steel Industry

LIMESTONE, as a name, covers a great variety of stone consisting of varying amounts of calcium carbonate, magnesium carbonate, and impurities such as silica, alumina, and sulphate of lime. In the iron and steel industry, limestone is roughly divided into two classes, namely Calcite, when the magnesium carbonate content is below 10 per cent, and Dolomite, when the magnesium carbonate is over 10 per cent.
Keywords: blast furnace, limestone, magnesium carbonate, slag, sulphur, Iron, limestone, metals, Slag, Slags, steel, Steels, Stone, sulphur
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