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Lithographic Limestone is a fine textured and dense rock that has very small and uniform sized grains that develop on thin beds. This rock is so soft that it can be easily separated to form a very smooth surface. Tufa. This Limestone is formed when the calcium laden water undergoes the process of precipitation at lake shore or other locations.Limestone: Rock Uses, Formation, Composition, Pictures,Limestone is by definition a rock that contains at least 50% calcium carbonate in the form of calcite by weight. All limestones contain at least a few percent other materials. These can be small particles of quartz , feldspar , clay minerals, pyrite , siderite, and other minerals.Limestone | Types, Properties, Composition, Formation, Uses,During the 1700s, limestone was used for lithography which is when pictures are drawn on stones and then copied to other stones. Because limestone contains the remains of dead organisms, it is considered an organic sedimentary rock. There are rare chemical sedimentary rocks that form from the precipitation of calcium carbonate from ocean water.