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The following practical tests are made on limestones to determine their suitability: (i) Physical tests (ii) Heat test (iii) Chemical test (iv) Ball test. (i) Physical Test: Pure limestone is white in colour. Hydraulic limestones are bluish grey, brown or are having dark colours. The hydraulic lime gives out earthy smell. They are having clayey taste. The presence of lumps give indication

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