C1.2 Limestone and other building materials

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Cement
Made by heating powdered limestone and clay
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Concrete
Made by mixing sand, aggregate, water and cement
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Calcium carbonate
The chemical name for limestone
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Thermal decomposition
Breaking down by heating
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Limewater
Calcium hydroxide solution which is used to test for carbon dioxide
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Calcium oxide
What calcium carbonate decomposes into when heated, which is the first step of the limestone cycle
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Calcium hydroxide
An alkali which is made when water is added to calcium oxide
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Mortar
Made by mixing sand, cement and water
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Made by mixing sand, aggregate, water and cement

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Concrete

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The chemical name for limestone

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Card 4

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Breaking down by heating

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Card 5

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Calcium hydroxide solution which is used to test for carbon dioxide

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