Limestone is a sedimentary rock composed of water deposits and varying amounts of silica. It is typically white in color but can sometimes become colored or change its color due to impurities entering it.
It is formed through the deposition of marine animal structures.
It is used in iron extraction.
It is a fundamental component of cement.
It is used in construction and decoration.
It is an important source of lime.
It is used in the production of rock wool.