Limestone Mind Map

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  • Limestone
    • Quarrying
      • Extracts rocks and minerals from Earth's Crust
      • Is a source of employment for the local population
      • Spoils the landscape
      • Destroys habbitats
      • Heavy traffic = noise pollution
      • Dust pollution
    • Quicklime - Calcium Oxide
      • Is made from heating CaCO3
      • Made in lime kilms
      • Makes Carbonate decompose to quicklime and C02
    • Slaked Lime - Calcium Hydroxide
      • Is made by adding small amounts of water to quicklime
    • Mortar
      • Is a mixture of slaked lime and sand
        • It is mixed with water and used for brick laying


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