Rota da Cal USE OF LIME


Limestone from quarries was used for various purposes, namely in the calcetamento of pavements, in baptismal sinks and in mill stones, lime production, among others. The limestone, after being transported to the oven, was cooked for the production of lime. Lime powder, on the other hand, allowed a diversity of uses, which involves the use in mortar and painting in civil construction, cemeteries and agriculture.