Flashcards in the limestone cycle (C1) Deck (17):
What can 'calcium carbonate' be known as?
What is the chemical formula for limestone?
CaCO3 (calcium carbonate)
what does limestone turn to when heat is added?
Quicklime and carbon dioxide
what is release in the reaction between limestone and quicklime?
CO2 (carbon dioxide)
What can 'calcium oxide' also be know as?
what is the chemical formula for quicklime?
CaO (calcium oxide)
what is added to quicklime to get slacked lime?
a small amount of water (H2O)
what is produced when quicklime is reacted with a small amount of water?
what is needed to lime stone to turn to quicklime?
What can 'slacked lime' also be known as?
what is the chemical formula for slacked lime?
Ca(OH)2 (calcium hydroxide)
what is added to slacked lime to make limewater?
what is produced when water is added to slacked lime?
what can 'limewater' also be known as?
calcium hydroxide solution
what is the chemical formula for limewater?
what is added to limewater to produce limestone?
carbon dioxide (CO2)