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Limestone is widely used these days. It is a type of sedimentary rock and has minerals like calcite and Aragonite. These are the forms of calcium carbonate and are produced through animals. Belsazar Hacquet was the first to find limestone in 1778, earlier limestone was mixed with dolomite.

Limestone has many uses and it is used for making buildings, artistic designs, base for the roads and white pigment in toothpaste etc. Limestone is available in varieties like crystalline, smooth, elastic and this texture depends basically on how it is formed, even the color of limestone differs because of the presence of impurities like clay and organic materials.

Building material in limestone ranges from limestone tiles, limestone slabs for flooring and what not. It is also used for flooring of commercial complexes and is heavily used in the flooring of big buildings like hospitals, shopping malls, airports, etc. One of the seven wonders pyramids are also made of limestone. The use of limestone in building material is also not new as the people in middle ages were also using it for construction purposes.


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Beautiful and artistic designs can be carved out of limestone. Limestone is hard and durable and is easily available so it becomes more attractive option to use for construction. Apart from building purposes limestone is also used for making quicklime, in cosmetics and certain medicines, for sculptors, for making certain glasses also limestone is used. In its purified form it is added in bread and other cereals as a source of calcium.


Limestone is a beautiful gift of nature and has variety of usages. Bathroom fitting can be made extraordinary with the use of limestone. Sculptors rely heavily on limestone and use it for making their masterpieces.

The wide use of limestone has created its demand not only in India but other countries as well. This rock is catering to many needs and is used for making beautiful buildings and artistic designs. It is at Elegant Natural Stones that you will find Limestone at its best and in all its manifestations.

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