Partner: LafargeHolcim
Industry: Construction
Usage: Other



Is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs. Its major materials are the minerals calcite and aragonite, which are different crystal forms of calcium carbonate . It is used in clinker production as main raw material (around 80%) beside others ( clay and correctives) It is also used in composite cement production as inert mineral component. Using of cement with limestone in bring several special features to the concrete ( eg: high homogeneity , high early strength, very good workability )

Aspect details
Glossiness N/A
Translucence 0 - 50%
Texture Coarse
Compostable No
Recyclable No
Biodegradable No
Lightweight No
Renewable No
Carbon footprint -
Recycled content -
Toxicity -
Technical details
Hardness Hard
Structure Unknown
Acoustics N/A
Format Other
Odor Unknown
Temperature N/A
Antibacterial No
Scratch resistence Moderate
Fire resistence Good
UV resistence Good
Water resistence Good
Abrasion resistence Moderate
Skid resistence Moderate