In the quarry Winterberg-Iberg limestone is mined, which is further processed into quicklime in the plant Münchehof. Quicklime is e.g. Used in the production of steel, for flue gas desulfurization and in drinking water treatment. Also for plaster, mortar and concrete you need quicklime.
If you want to know exactly, you will find information boards at and near the viewing platform on the quarry.
August 12, 2017
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