Limestone

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What are the uses of limestone?
Buildings, statues, cement, concrete, mortar, roads, glass.
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How do you make mortar?
Cement, sand and water.
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How do you make concrete?
Sand, water, and rock.
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How do you make cement?
Clay and limestone.
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What is the name called when you break a substance down using heat?
Thermal decomposition.
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What are the advantages and the disadvantages of quarrying?
Advantages - new/better roads, more resources for buildings, more employment. Disadvantages - Loss of habitat, air pollution from machines, noise pollution from machines.
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What is the chemical formula for the limestone cycle?
Caco3 (+heat) → Cao (+ Co2 + H2o) →Ca(OH)⒉+ H2o → Ca(OH)⒉(aq) + Co2 → Caco3
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What is the limestone cycle steps, in words?
Calcium carbonate + heat → calcim oxide, + carbon dioxide + water → calcium hydroxide + water → calcium hydroxide solution + carbon dioxide → calcium carbonate.
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What is another word for limestone?
Calcium carbonate.
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