Brief description of Chalk:
White pigment of limited hiding power, mainly used for painting grounds. Includes other sorts of calcium carbonate whites.) It is stable under ordinary conditions.
Names for Chalk:
|Word origin:||The name "Chalk" comes from Latin calx = lime, limestone; from Greek khalix = pebble.|
|Chemical name:||calcium carbonate|
Source of Chalk:
Chalk is a rock derived from marine ooze and largely composed of fossil remains of unicellular algae. Mineral: calcite