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Question

Describe the importance of the following limestone

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 Solution for Chemistry Textbook for Class 11 (2018 to Current)
Chapter 10: The s-Block Elements
Q: 21.1 | Page no. 306
Solution Describe the Importance of the Following Limestone Concept: Some Important Compounds of Calcium.
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