Is calcium carbonate soluble in water?

1 Answer
May 15, 2018

Answer:

Nope....

Explanation:

#"Calcium carbonate"# is soluble in water to the extent of #13*"ppm"# in water, i.e. #0.013*g*L^-1#...clearly in acidic solution, the carbonate will be decomposed to carbon dioxide and soluble calcium chloride...

#CaCO_3(s) + 2HCl(aq) rarr CaCl_2(s)+H_2O(l) + CO_2(g)uarr#