The Limestone Cycle

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limestone which is calcium Carbonate (also known as marble and chalk) is and insoluble base with a pH of 7. When heated at 1200 degrees Celsius it decomposes giving off limelight (this is and endothermic reaction). It decomposes into Calcium Oxide, a white powder, and CO2 (carbon dioxide). Calcium Oxide is also known as Quick Lime. When you add water to quick lime you


Stephen Bradnam


Good effort Jack, useful notes. Perhaps we can get others to use this site and make some notes to share

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