submassabielle wrote:Can anyone explain to me how limestone "rots," resulting in it having the strength and weight of Styrofoam?
submassabielle wrote:While I am still not sure if it qualifies as a "weathering rind," after a little more research I am thinking that the limestone I have seen has been altered by sulfuric acid.
struebe wrote:Someone once told me (and unfortunately I don't remember the details or who told me) that bacteria/microbes can munch on components of the calcium carbonate in limestone and basically destroys its structure. I haven't done fact-checking on this, but it seemed plausible enough I figured I'd share...
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