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Limestone

Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs. Its major materials are the minerals calcite and aragonite, which are different crystal forms of calcium carbonate (CaCO3).
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    • Description 

    • Classification 

    • Formation 

    • Limestone landscape 

    • Uses 

    • Degradation by organisms