Quiz Study Guide 3/16/15
- Limestone is porous(holds water), soft, soluble in water(carbonic acid).
- Florida sinkholes occur because lots of limestone, water underground(aquafer), once covered with ocean>>soft calcium deposits(dead animals).
- Discovered in 8th century by Alchemist>>Alchemy "chemistry"
- Uses: lead acid batteries(cars), fertilizers, steel industry>>prevents rust corrosion, dried fruit production(hydrotropic).