British Lime Association (BLA) part of the Mineral Products Association (MPA)


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Essential to your daily life More → From rocks in the ground More → One of nature's best chemical lifecycles More → For teachers and students More →


Lime production relates to many subjects including science, geography, geology, history and sociology.

This section provides information, facts and diagrams about key aspects of manufacturing lime. This includes how lime is made, the lime cycle, chemistry in detail and where lime products are found in your home. There are also a number of quizzes in our 'factsheets' section.

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