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Calcium Carbonate

From the Cretaceous Period into the 21st Century

  • Editors
  • F. Wolfgang Tegethoff

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. Geology of Calcium Carbonate

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-2
    2. Jacques Geyssant
      Pages 31-51
  3. The Cultural History of Limestone

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-54
    2. Johannes Rohleder
      Pages 55-68
    3. Johannes Rohleder
      Pages 69-135
  4. Calcium Carbonate - a Modern Resource

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-138
    2. Eberhard Huwald
      Pages 160-170
    3. Eberhard Huwald
      Pages 170-195
  5. Calcium Carbonate and Its Industrial Application

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-198
    2. Christian Naydowski
      Pages 198-237
    3. Peter Heß
      Pages 238-259
    4. Dieter Strauch
      Pages 260-274
    5. Ralph Kuhlmann
      Pages 275-311
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 313-342

About this book

Introduction

I. G OLOGY OF CALCIUM CARBO ATE 1 by Jacques Geyssant 1. Features and characteristics of calcium carbonate 2 1. 1 Calcium carbonate - a special compound 2 1. 2 The crystal forms of calcium carbonate - mineralogy 9 2. The limestones - development and classification 15 2. 1 Sedimentation 16 2. 2 Diagenesis - from sediment to rock 23 2. 3 Classification of the limestones 24 2. 4 Metamorphism - from limestone to marble 26 2. 5 Carbonatites - extraordinary limestones 29 3. Limestone deposits 31 3. 1 Recognition of limestones 31 3. 2 Distribution on the Earth's surface 33 3. 3 Limestone deposits in the geological ages 36 3. 4 CaC0 cycle 42 3 3. 5 Industrially exploitable CaC0 deposits 3 44 53 II. TH C LT RAt HI TORY F LIME TONE by Johannes Rohleder 1. The history of chalk 55 2. Marble and limestone 69 2. 1 Quarrying stones 70 2. 2 Transport, organisation and trade 80 2. 3 The uses 97 137 III. CALCI M CARBOl\ATE - A MODER RESOURCE 1. The beginnings: Calcium carbonate in glazing putty and rubber 138 by Johannes Rohleder 1. 1 A chalk industry is born 139 1. 2 Rubber and glazing putty 142 1. 3 From chalk to calcium carbonate 156 2. Calcium carbonate - pigment and filler 160 by Eberhard Huwald 2. 1 Properties and effects of a filler 164 2. 2 Chalk, limestone, marble, pec - common features and differences 165 2. 2.

Keywords

Calcium Carbonate Geologie Geology History Industrial Use chemistry crystal deposits extraction magnesium mineralogy prospecting water

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-0348-8245-3
  • Copyright Information Birkhäuser Verlag Basel/Switzerland 2001
  • Publisher Name Birkhäuser, Basel
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-0348-9490-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-0348-8245-3
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