Essays Tagged: "Limestone"

The Industrial Heartland--Megalopolis

ew Jersey, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, NewHampshire, and Vermont.Raw Materials(ex. iron ore, coal, limestone etc.) is an unprocessed material used as thebase for primary industry. The Industrial Hear ... mills are located bywaterways to make transportation readily available for it's transport's. Coal, limestone, andmany other kinds of mines use the Great Lakes to transport, which happens to be in the ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Arizona Concrete

ng to the Mine Faculty at the University of Arizona, cement is manufactured primarily from suitable limestone and shale rocks. Arizona had two dry-process cement plants in 1969, namely the Arizona Por ... position. The raw materials are generally a mixture of calcareous (calcium oxide) material, such as limestone, chalk or shells, and an argillaceous (silica and alumina) material such as clay, shale, o ...

(5 pages) 57 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Geology of massif montgris

than has previously been accomplished. This study is mainly aimed at correctly dating the units of limestone using micropalaeontological data. The micropalaeontological data has also given light into ... be facing. The research lead to a few vague leads, we new the rock was sedimentary and most likely limestone. Having visited the area previously I could recall a little about the rocks but was certai ...

(7 pages) 60 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences


ay mud, which were eroded from hills andmountains, 2) biochemical and chemical precipitates such as limestone, gypsum,anhydrite, 3 ) organic matter from plants and animals which lived in the sea orcar ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Great Sphinx by the best writer. not! Well it has some good information some people may not no yet.

The Great Sphinx is an enormous monument made out of limestone that resembles the body of a lion and the head of a man. It was built by Egyptian slaves a ... e do. All they really had were hand tools mad out of stone and copper. The quarries that they mined limestone were many miles away from the Giza Plateau and they didn't have any kind of transportation ... Davidovits, from the Institute of Applied Archeological Sciences near Miami discovered a way to use limestone to make a very strong, synthetic stone that is much stronger than the concrete we use now ...

(3 pages) 91 1 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Egypt in 2528 B.C.

ds, sleds, and earthen ramps are the simplest tools we use. Besides the tools, I lifted millions of limestone that weigh about two-and-a-half tons each. Layer by layer the pyramid grew. The top stone ... . Layer by layer the pyramid grew. The top stone was added and the whole structure covered in white limestone casing blocks. The buildings of the pyramid took so many years, that people started 2551 B ...

(1 pages) 23 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A formal Analysis of the egyptian statue of nedjumu with biblio.

. The Statuette of Nedjemu is a freestanding sculpture in the round. This sculpture was made out of limestone, a material found in abundance in Egypt.Although I am unable to find the dimensions of the ... ensions of the Statuette, I believe it is little as Statuette implies.The original location of this limestone sculpture was Giza, in Nedjemu's tomb. This work has since been removed and relocated to T ...

(5 pages) 111 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

This is an essay for a Geology class which a geological site was visited and a paper had to be written about the site.

his elevation one is able to get a clear look at the sandstone that marks the ridge, as well as the limestone of the valley itself. Of the two rocks, it is probable that the sandstone would be more re ...

(2 pages) 47 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Lechuguilla cave

lla is 1,632 feet and so far, a length of ten miles has been explored.Since the cave is made out of limestone, it was assumed that it was formed by water flowing from the surface. However, the huge gy ...

(1 pages) 18 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Limestone Statue of Aphrodite Holding Winged Eros

This sculpture is made out of limestone. The statue stands at about forty-nine and three-fourths inches tall, which is a little ov ...

(7 pages) 63 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Pakistan vs. US

n are primarily agricultural. The country's mineral resources include salt, chromite, coal, gypsum, limestone, manganese, sulfur, clay, graphite, copper, petroleum, and natural gas, while the United S ...

(2 pages) 41 0 2.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao - Research assignment

The three main materials used in the construction of the Guggenheim Museum were titanium, Spanish limestone and glass. The titanium forms a cladding around the steel frame of the towers on the build ...

(2 pages) 112 2 4.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Acid rain

t is responsible for. As one of the major results of air pollution, acid rain can corrode metal and limestone structures, leach important minerals, decreased fertility of soils, and lower pH in lakes ...

(2 pages) 38 2 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

How did calcium compounds affect the world?

al affected the world in both negative and positive ways. Firstly I would like to talk about limestone. Limestone is a simple chemical compound formally called calcium carbonate ( Ca(Co)3) ). L ... stone is found near dry areas around mountains and cliffs. It is usually found as the ore Chalcite. Limestone is probably the most important calcium compound. Because of the metallic properties of Cal ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.1 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Ecosystems - Preservation vs. Conservation

food chains; water cycles; nitrogen fixation; massive precipitation of oceanic carbon dioxide into limestone; complex food chains; the evolution of thousands of herbivores and carnivores; the recycli ...

(4 pages) 324 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Acid Rain

r suited for dealing with acid rain than others. This is because compounds found in the region like limestone, magnesium, or calcium which is alkaline (antacids). These alkaline compounds help to neut ...

(5 pages) 50 0 4.6 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Coral reefs.

catch small animals for food. Corals also have the ability to make skeletons for themselves out of limestone which in turn helps with support as well as the maintenance of reefs. The polyps usually g ...

(6 pages) 41 0 1.5 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Useful Materials: Soda-lime-glass

erial is made:Glass is composed from four main compounds: Silica (SiO2), Sodium carbonate (Na2CO3), limestone (CaCO3), magnesium carbonate (MgCO3). Additives may be added to improve the quality and co ...

(1 pages) 11 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Effects of ancient civilization's achievments on the modern world

m safe after they had died. These pyramids were huge triangular things that always were made out of limestone and met at point at the top. They would impact Egypt in away that were as big as them. Pyr ...

(2 pages) 50 3 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Rates Of reaction- The reaction between limestone and hydrochloric acid

AimDuring this experiment I will be investigating if heating limestone and changing the concentration of the acid will affect the rate of reaction.Preliminary wo ... e will have to use. We done this using 0.1M, 0.5M and 1M of Hydrochloric acid, and 0.1g of powdered limestone, we used powdered limestone, as it would be a fairer test, I think this as all the particl ... les of limestone will be roughly the same size, the particles have a larger surface area than cubed limestone, therefore it will react the quickest. If you were to use cubed limestone it wouldn't be f ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry