Lime is also essential to producing metals other than steel. Lime is used to:
- Beneficiate copper ore
- Make alumina and magnesia for use in aluminum and magnesium manufacture
- Extract uranium
- Recover gold and silver
Mississippi Lime’s Standard Quicklime and Standard Hydrated Lime products are widely used due to their exceptional quality and consistency. The combination of high available calcium oxide, low total sulfur levels, low impurities, low loss on ignition and controlled fines content allows metal companies to cost effectively meet the high quality standards required in today's global market place.