CHEM - Limestone

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Limestone 

Used in building - strong - durable - can be cut into shapes easily 

Quarrying 

Disadvantages 

  • noise 
  • pollution
  • dust
  • spoils landscapes 
  • takes up land 

Advantages

  • produces valuable material 
  • employment oppurtunities 

Limestone + clay + heat = cement

Limestone + clay + heat + sand = mortar 

Limestone + clay + heat + sand + gravel

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