Chalk is calcium carbonate and has the same chemical composition as limestone, marble, ground calcium carbonate and precipitated calcium carbonate. Chalk, like the other types of calcium carbonate, is in the form of calc... More »

Limestone is a sedimentary rock that is usually white in color, as it is largely composed of calcium carbonate. Limestone can be colored by impurities, however; iron oxide can make limestone red, brown or yellow, while c... More »

Cover the exterior surface with the appropriate material, wrap the material with a moisture barrier, mark the studs and install any necessary trim, cut and nail the boards into place then paint and caulk is how you insta... More »

Although the chemical composition of wood varies from species to species, wood is primarily composed of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, calcium, potassium, sulfur, nitrogen and magnesium. Most wood contains some amount of wate... More »

Calcium carbonate has different uses including as a dietary supplement, an antacid and chalk. Other uses include as limestone and marble in the construction and manufacturing industries. Calcium carbonate has the chemica... More »

A gravimetric analysis of a metal carbonate is a process used to determine the chemical composition of an unknown metal carbonate. The metal carbonate is weighed, dissolved in water and a solution of calcium chloride is ... More »

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Calcium carbonate is made up of three elements: calcium, carbon and oxygen. This combination is a chemical compound, which is written out as CaCO3. It has one molecule of calcium, one of carbon and three of oxygen. More »