The industrial production of lime () from calcium carbonate is accomplished via the following reaction:

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The industrial production of lime (\rm CaO) from calcium carbonate is accomplished via the following reaction:

{\rm CaCO}_{3} (s) \rightleftharpoons {\rm CaO} (s) + {\rm CO}_{2} (g)

What can be said about this reaction?
 
asked Jul 5, 2012 in General Chemistry by kistnus ~Expert~ (614 points)
    

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The reaction makes more lime at higher temperatures.

answered Jul 5, 2012 by kistnus ~Expert~ (614 points)

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