Can anyone tell me how to prepare a solution of calcium carbonate .Jan 29, 2013 . I'm working with oxidizing bacteria of manganese and iron, and i'm using calcium carbonate as a carbon source. I tried to prepare the solution,.calcium carbonate solution,solubility - Why doesn't calcium carbonate dissolve in water even .Oct 5, 2014 . I have found that calcium carbonate doesn't dissolve in water. . Is it possible that the solution the Calcium Carbonate is in is saturated?