|Place of Origin: India|
It is one of the most important minerals worked extensively and has multifarious uses. India has inexhaustible deposits of limestone found in the various geological formations.
Iron and steel and chemical plants.
As basic raw material in the manufacturing of Portland cement.
Production of fertilizer.
Classification of sugar, cooking of paper, bamboos, pulps and rags, bleaching of textile sand leather, besides being used in whitewash.
Production of bleaching powder, slaked lime, whitening and also used as filler in rubber goods, as extender in paint industry
Manufacture of lipstick.