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Use of the Intercept Method in Determining the Calcite-Dolomite Ratio for Rating Agricultural Limestones1


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  1. Vol. 57 No. 3, p. 283-285
    Received: Sept 21, 1964

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  1. J. E. Brydon and
  2. H. M. Rice2



In one convenient analytical procedure, the intercept method gives the CaCO3 equivalent, the proportion of calcite and dolomite and an estimate of the Ca and Mg content in a ground sample of limestone. Once the composition is determined, the sieve size or the minimum percent passing a sieve can be chosen.

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