Limestone

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What is limestone mostly made from?
calcium carbonate
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what is the symbol equation for calcium carbonate?
CaCO3
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what are the uses of limestone?
making cement, mortar and concrete.blocks and slabs for walls and pavements. as aggregate for roads and railways
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what do you mix with limestone to make cement?
clay
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what do you mix with clay to make mortar?
sand
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when mixing sand and aggregate with cement what do you get?
concrete
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advantages of quarrying
1) new jobs 2) limestone is a valuable building material
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disadvantages of quarrying
1)less tourists will want to visit where there is quarry 2) there will be extra traffic 3)noise and visual pollution
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