what will happen if Hcl is poured over eggshells?

Asked by mrinalini mrinalini | 28th Jul, 2014, 09:17: PM

Expert Answer:

Egg shell is mainly composed of calcium carbonate.
When dilute hydrochloric acid is added to it, it reacts to form salt of Ca + H2O + CO2.
CaCO3 + 2HCl ------> CaCl2 + H2O+ CO2

Answered by Prachi Sawant | 30th Jul, 2014, 09:55: AM

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