US 2023/0416151 A1

Lime-based cement extender compositions, and associated systems and methods

(22) 06.09.2023

(43) 28.12.2023

(57) A composition configured to be mixed with cement, and associated systems and methods are disclosed herein. In some embodiments, the composition includes at least 10% by weight lime particles, and at least 35% by weight pozzolan particles. Properties of the composition can include a magnesium oxide concentration of at least 0.5%, and an iron oxide concentration of at least 0.5-2.0%, an aluminum oxide concentration of 2-8%, a silicon dioxide concentration of 20-40%, a potassium oxide concentration of 20,000-30,000 ppm, and a sodium oxide concentration of 10,000-20,000 ppm. In some embodiments, the lime-based cement extender composition, or product, is combined with cement to produce a cement blend for use in the mining industry as mine backfill.

(71) Graymont Western Canada Inc., Richmond (CA)


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