What is the limestone and where can you find limestone rocks

    Date:  2016-08-23Author:  ZENITH

What is the limestone? 

The carbonate calcite limestone as the main component Sometimes contain dolomite, clay mineral and detrital minerals, gray, gray, dark gray, yellow, pink and brown red color, hardness is generally small with dilute hydrochloric acid reaction violent.


Limestone is the main raw material for burning lime and cement, is the iron and steelmaking fluxes.

Limestone is an important industrial raw material in metallurgy, building materials, chemical industry, light industry, construction, agriculture and other special industrial sectors.

Where can you find limestone rocks?

Limestone is formed mainly in the shallow water environment. And limestone is the main composition of karst topography, is a generated in the sea and lake basins in gray or gray sedimentary rock. So you can find limestone in the shallow sea or the Karst terrain.

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