limestone cycle

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What is limestone mainly composed of?
Calcium Carbonate
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What is Calcium Carbonate's chemical symbol?
CaCO3
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How is limestone obtained and what is it used for?
Through quarrying and for buildin
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How can Calcium Carbonate be used to make Calcium Oxide and Carbon Oxide?
Thermal decomposition
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What other Carbonates also decompose in this way?
Magnesium, Copper, Zinc, Calcium and Sodium
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How can Calcium Hydroxide be produced and is it an acid or alkali?
Through reacting Calcium Oxide with Water and it is an alkali
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What is Limewater?
A solution of Calcium Hydroxide in Wate
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What is Limewater a test for and how does it show if the test is positive?
Carbon Dioxide and it goes cloudy
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What does Limewater react with Carbon Dioxide to produce?
Calcium Carbonate
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What is Limestone damaged by?
acid rain
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How is Cement made from Limestone?
It is mixed with Clay and heated
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How is Concrete made from Cement?
Cement is mixed with Sand to make Mortar and Sand and aggregate to make Concrete
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What do Carbonates produce when reacted with an acid?
Carbon Dioxide, a Salt and Wate
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What is Calcium Carbonate's chemical symbol?

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CaCO3

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How can Calcium Carbonate be used to make Calcium Oxide and Carbon Oxide?

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What other Carbonates also decompose in this way?

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