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As well as calcium carbonate. Hydrochloric acid will remove calcium carbonate by dissolving it. Describe what you think would happen to bone if it were treated with hydrochloric acid for 24 hours?

The bone is made of several minerals, eg potassium, vitamins, and mostly calcium. When soaked in acid, the calcium will react with HCl and this makes the bone brittle and susceptible to damage.

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