What type of compound is calcium oxide?

1 Answer
Jul 15, 2018

Answer:

Is this not an ionic salt....?

Explanation:

Formed of #Ca^(2+)#, and #O^(2-)# ions? Older names include #"quicklime"#, and #"burnt lime"#...its manufacture is part of the lime cycle, and is used in the manufacture of concrete and mortar, ubiquitous building materials.