Rocks. Metals and Quarrying

What are some social issues that quarrying can cause?
Bad View, Busy Roads, Noisy, Less Tourism
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What are some economic issues that quarrying can cause?
Houses Devalue, More Jobs Created, Business can increase
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What are some enviromental issues that quarrying can cause?
Suplpher Dioxide and Co2 are let off, Dust covers plants, destroys habbitats
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What is CaO?
Quicklime
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What is CaCO3?
Limestone
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What process happens between quicklime and slacked lime?
an Exothermic reaction
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What process happens between limestone and quicklime?
a Thermal-Decomposition
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What is cement?
Quicklime and Clay
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What is Mortar
Sand, Water and Cement
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What is concrete?
Mortar, stones and gravel
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What is an ore?
Metal found that is economically worth mining
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Name some alloys
Steel, Bronze and Brass
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Problems with electrolysis
Have to change the anode, High temperature, 100,000+ amps used
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Why is carbon used to extract Iron?
Because Iron has a lower reactivity
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What stops Al from "rusting" or eroding?
An oxide layer
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What is CaO?

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