Saturday, December 22, 2012

Quicklime 2

This time around it was 50g of chalk in and a couple hours on "high" in the kiln. 28g of lime came out. Since the ratio of molecular weights of calcium carbonate to calcium oxide is 100:56, that is dead on correct. Huzzah.

Day 14: in a clay pot with a loose lid, it appears to have reverted completely.

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