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Statues and structures made up of marble and limestone are slowly corroded as the rain water containing the acids fall on them.both sulphuric acid and nitric acid dissolve marble to form salts.acid rain corrodes the marble of the monument.these phenomenon is also known as marble cancer.Marble cancer causes disintegration and yellowing of the building or statue. Taj Mahal is losing its white shine because of marble cancer. ........
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MARBLE CANCER:
         it refers to the corrosion of buildings and statues made up of marbles by the action of sulfuric acid  and nitric acid. SO2 and NO2 present in the pollution get deposited in these buildings.these oxides absorb moisture from air and convert it into respective oxides and cause corrosion. also when it rains the oxides of sulphur and nitrogen react with it and form acid rain .this rain fall on monuments by dissolving the calcium present in it to make salt. Mable cancer causes disintegration and yellowing of building or statue. Taj mahal is losing its white shine because of marble cancer .
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