- It is the other name of naturally found calcium carbonate and it is present in 98% pure form.
- The remaining 2% contains traces of iron, aluminum and Silica
- It is also called chalk
- White or off white powder
- Soluble in acid and insoluble in water
- Paris white 99% is the purest powder
- The commercial grade one is not pure white
- Paper quoting, rubber making, filling agent in plastic making, white wash