Limestone

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Carbonates react with acids to give ...
Salt, Water and CO2
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Carbonates decompose to give ...
an oxide and CO2
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Which carbonates don't decompose in a bunsen burner?
Sodium and potassium
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How do you create cement?
Heating limestone with clay in a kiln produces cement
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How do you create concrete?
Aggregate, water, cement and sand
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What main 3 things is limestone used to make?
Buildings, cement and glass
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Chalk is a form of ...
limestone
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What is thermal decomposition
The break down of a compound by heat
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Give an example of thermal decomposition
CaCO3 heated to give CaO and CO2
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CaO is used in...
farming
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What is the test for CO2
limewater turns milky
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2 advantages of quarrying are...
It provides jobs and it neutralises acidic soil
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2 disadvantages of quarrying are...
It creates noise and dust
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