THE LIME BELT OF MASSACHUSETTS AND PARTS OF EASTERN NEW YORK AND WESTERN CONNECTICUT. / By T. NELSON DALE. INTRODUCTION. Although the geology of the limeproducing western parts of Massachusetts and Connecticut has been studied for many years, even the last published geologic maps, that of Massachusetts by
The lime content in a brick has two different effects. It stops the raw brick from shrinking and drying out, and it also acts as a flux during burning which causes the silica to melt and creates the bond which binds all the components of the brick together. However, too much lime can cause the brick .