Name: Calcium carbonate
Synonyms: calcium carbonate,
Chemical formula: CaCO3
De-acidification of wine:
Calcium carbonate is a natural mineral in deacidification of wine, an excellent, effective agent for reducing the content of acids in wine or fruit must.
6-7 grams of calcium carbonate per 10 liters of wine, with excessive acidity, the activity should be repeated.
Used as a building material. In the form of limestone, used as a building stone, and in the form of powdered limestone rocks, as a raw material for obtaining quicklime. Very finely ground, it can also be used as a white pigment in the form of water-based paint (the so-called Viennese white).
Used as a hardener as well as a white dye
Calcium carbonate can also be found in cosmetics (eg in face powder), as well as in bleaches, tablets with vitamins and cigarettes. In water purification technology, it is used to increase alkalinity and to bind aggressive carbon dioxide.