Limestone (Calcium Carbonate)

Megan Post Chemical Smore

3 Common Uses

  • Crushed and used as a construction material for the building of roads and certain buildings
  • Can be used as a counter top for kitchens
  • Ingredient in blackboard chalk

Physical Properties

  • Has a density of 2.5 to 2.7 Kg/cm3
  • A strong and dense rock
  • This chemical is weather resistant

Other Facts

  • Forms in shallow and calm waters
  • Can easily be composed of shells and skeletons because of being in water like the Pacific Ocean
  • Powder limestone is used as a filler in paint