Limestone

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What objects have limestone in?
paper, ink, chalk, laminate flooring and bread.
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What are the advantages of Limestone Quarrying?
Jobs for local people so there will be less poverty or people claiming benefits. Quarry owners have to pay taxes to UK economy. Limestone products have been exported and helps the UK economy.
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What are the disadvantages of Limestone Quarrying?
Noise pollution from the sirens will affect people who live near by. Increase the amount of traffic which will mean people will be delayed when travelling. House prices will drop so then the community will get less money.
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How does Limestone Quarrying affect the environment?
Loss of trees which are vital to the environment that releases oxygen. Loss of historical buildings because they might get removed so they can build a quarry.
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What can Calcium Hydroxide be used to test for?
it can be used to test for carbon dioxide by making a solution of calcium hydroxide in water and bubble gas through it the solution will turn cloudy if theres carbon dioxide in the gas. Cloudiness is caused by the formation of calcium carbonate.
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What are the advantages of Limestone Quarrying?

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Jobs for local people so there will be less poverty or people claiming benefits. Quarry owners have to pay taxes to UK economy. Limestone products have been exported and helps the UK economy.

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What are the disadvantages of Limestone Quarrying?

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