Description: Carbon dioxide gas bubbling through limewater produces a precipitate. Sources of carbon dioxide include exhaled breath, alkaseltzer tablets, or dry ice. The precipitate will redissolve if the concentration of carbon dioxide is high enough.
Source: Shakhashiri, B.Z. Chemical Demonstrations: A Handbook for Teachers of Chemistry
Year or vol: 1 page: 329
Keywords: Carbon Dioxide, Precipitates, Equilibrium, Limewater