Benutzer: Gast

Wörterbuch (en): Chalk

  1. Chalk
de: Kreide (f)
fr: Craie (f) / Crétacé (m)
it: Gessetto (m) / Gesso (m)
es: Tiza (f) / Caliza (f)

Very fine-grained, mostly white or light grey limestone. The earthy limestone with the main component calcium carbonate is extracted from natural deposits and mostly mined. Finely ground and slurried, chalk can be used in many different ways. In the building sector it is used for lime burning, as white pigment, primer and filler and also in paints.