What happens when nitric acid is added to eggshell?

AcademicChemistryNCERTClass 10

Eggshells are made up of calcium carbonate. When nitric acid is added to eggshells, it dissolves them. Calcium carbonate from the eggshells reacts with the nitric acid to yield calcium nitrate and carbon dioxide.

Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:27:15