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Limestone is a common rock with many uses.
It is a sedimentary rock formed in the sea from fossil shells.
As a building material and road chippings.
To make cement and concrete.
To neutralise acid in soil and lakes.…read more
If limestone is heated strongly :-
Ca C O
calcium carbonate calcium oxide + carbon dioxide
This type of reaction is called thermal decomposition.
Ca O O C O
Carbon dioxide gas
Calcium oxide solid