Opal-A rich additives used in ancient lime mortars


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Tuncoku S. S. , Caner-Saltik E. N.

CEMENT AND CONCRETE RESEARCH, vol.36, no.10, pp.1886-1893, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2006.06.012
  • Title of Journal : CEMENT AND CONCRETE RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.1886-1893
  • Keywords: ancient masonry, mortar, carbonation, Pozzolan, durability, REACTIVITY, TURKEY

Abstract

Ancient stone and brick masonry mortars from three monuments in Konya, Central Anatolia dated to the Anatolian Selcuk Period (12th and 13th centuries AD) were examined for their raw material composition and durability characteristics to understand some characteristics of medieval mortar technology.