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Limestone

Limestone

Limestone

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    • Limestone is one of the most widespread sedimentary rocks. Many organisms, from corals to microscopic foraminifera, grow shells composed of carbonates. Most limestone forms when these organisms die and their carbonate shells accumulate in shallow seas.

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