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    Wet Limestone Process : Calcium Carbonate and Calcium Sulfat

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    Assume that the wet limestone process requires 1 metric ton of calcium carbonate to remove +50.0% of the sulfur from 4 metric tons of coal containing +5.0% S. Assume that the sulfur product is calcium sulfate. Calculate the percentage of the limestone (calcium carbonate) converted to calcium sulfate.

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    This solution explains how to calculate the amount of calcium carbonate converted to calcum sulfate in a wet limestone process.