Carbonate-acid reaction

Carbonate-acid reaction

C009/9433 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.1MB

Downloadable file size: 2.9MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Carbonate-acid reaction. Limestone reacting with the acid contained in white vinegar. This is an example of an acid-carbonate reaction. Limestone consists of calcium carbonate, and the acid here is ethanoic acid (also called acetic acid). The reaction produces a metal salt (here, calcium acetate), carbon dioxide (the bubbles seen here) and water. This reaction is equivalent to that which occurs when acidic rain (due to dissolved carbon dioxide producing carbonic acid) reacts with and erodes limestone.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: acetic acid, bubbles, bubbling, calcium acetate, calcium carbonate, carbon dioxide, chemical, chemistry, close-up, detail, ethanoic, ethanoic acid, experiment, gas, laboratory, limestone, liquid, product, products, reactant, reactants, reacting, reaction, school science, solid, vinegar, water, white vinegar

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.