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TABLE 5
LIME PRICES IN THE UNITED STATES, BY TYPE1
    20122   20132
Dollars per Dollars per Dollars per Dollars per
Type   metric ton   short ton   metric ton   short ton
Sold and used:
Quicklime 115.40 104.70 - 117.80 106.80
Hydrate 136.90 124.20 - 140.60 127.50
Weighted average all types3 118.50   107.50 - 121.10   109.80
Sold:              
High-calcium quicklime 112.20 101.80 - 114.70 104.00
Dolomitic quicklime 124.00 r 112.50 r 126.30   114.50
Average quicklime 114.20 103.60 - 116.60 105.80
High-calcium hydrate 134.80 r 122.30 r 137.60   124.80
Dolomitic hydrate 156.30 r 141.80 r 164.20 - 148.90
Average hydrate 137.30 124.50 - 140.60 127.50
Weighted average all types3   117.50   106.60 - 120.10   109.00
rRevised.
1Average value per ton, free-on-board plant, including cost of containers.
2Unit values in metric and short tons were rounded independently.
3Includes dead-burned dolomite.

Source: United States Geological Survey Mineral Resources Program

See also: Mineral commodity prices


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