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Asked in Geology, Science Experiments
What is a metamorphosed limestone used to make statues?
Marble is a metamorphic limestone which is often used for statues and detailed carvings on buildings. ...
Asked in Sedimentary Rock
Which famous building in us is made out of limestone?
There are many buildings in the United States that are made out of limestone. The Empire State Building, completed in 1931, was made out of limestone. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society
Why did they use limestone to build shelters long ago?
If they lived in an area with lots of limestone in, it was probably the best thing available. Limestone is not as difficult to cut or to carve as many other types of rock, so it is relatively easy to make into blocks handy for building, and to decorate with carving, even using simple tools. It lasts a long time, too, (although limestone carvings do eventually erode). The pyramids are made of limestone, and they've been standing for a few thousand years. The main...