Calcium Carbonate

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Calcium Carbonate

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1. Calcium carbonate is everywhere šŸŒŽ It is a common substance found in rocksĀ as theĀ mineralsĀ calciteĀ andĀ aragoniteĀ (most notably asĀ limestone, which is a type of sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcite) and is the main component ofĀ pearlsĀ and theĀ shells of marine organisms,Ā snails, and eggs.

2. It’s found in some cleaning formulas šŸŒ€ Calcium carbonate is a key ingredient in many household cleaning powders like CometĀ and is used as a scrubbing agent.

3. Patients with osteoporosis take it to strengthen their bones šŸ’Ŗ It’s widely used medicinally as an inexpensive dietary calcium supplement

4. Calcium carbonate on Mars? šŸ‘½ Beyond Earth, strong evidence suggests the presence of calcium carbonate on Mars. Signs of calcium carbonate have been detected at more than one location (notably atĀ GusevĀ andĀ HuygensĀ craters). This provides some evidence for the past presence of liquid water.[16][17]

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