CaO is the chemical formula for lime, which is also called calcium oxide. Calcium oxide is produced from minerals like limestone through a heating process that removes carbon dioxide. More » Science Chemistry

The chemical formula for soda lime is CaHNaO2. Soda lime contains one atom of calcium, one atom of hydrogen, one atom of sodium and two atoms of oxygen. More » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules

The chemical formula for most glass is SiO2. Commonly referred to as sand, it's the main ingredient in the most common forms of glass. More » Science Chemistry Chemical Equations
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