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Describe the Importance of the Following Limestone - Chemistry

Describe the importance of the following limestone

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Solution 1

Chemically, limestone is CaCO3.

Importance of limestone

(a) It is used in the preparation of lime and cement.

(b) It is used as a flux during the smelting of iron ores.

Solution 2

Limestone:

Extensively used in the manufacturing of high quality paper.

Used as mild abrasive in toothpaste.

As a filler in cosmetics.

Used as an antacid.

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NCERT Class 11 Chemistry Textbook
Chapter 10 The s-Block Elements
Q 21.1 | Page 306
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