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Definition of Calcareous

Calcareous
Calcareous Cal*ca"re*ous, a. [L. calcarius pertaining to lime. See Calx.] Partaking of the nature of calcite or calcium carbonate; consisting of, or containing, calcium carbonate or carbonate of lime. Calcareous spar. See as Calcite.

Meaning of Calcareous from wikipedia

- Calcareous is an adjective meaning "mostly or partly composed of calcium carbonate", in other words, containing lime or being chalky. The term is used...
- The calcareous sponges of cl**** Calcarea are members of the animal phylum Porifera, the cellular sponges. They are characterized by ****ules made out of...
- Calcareous gr****land (or alkaline gr****land) is an ecosystem ****ociated with thin basic soil, such as that on chalk and limestone downland. Plants on calcareous...
- Calcite is a carbonate mineral and the most stable polymorph of calcium carbonate (CaCO3). The Mohs scale of mineral hardness, based on scratch hardness...
- Lime is a calcium-containing inorganic mineral composed primarily of oxides, and hydroxide, usually calcium oxide and/ or calcium hydroxide. It is also...
- Calcareous dinoflagellate cysts or calcareous dinocysts are dinoflagellate cysts produced by a group of peridinoid dinoflagellates, called calcareous...
- Calcareous sinter is a freshwater calcium carbonate deposit, also known as calc-sinter. Deposits are characterised by low porosity and well-developed lamination...
- The Dinaric calcareous silver fir forests are an endemic vegetation type of the littoral Dinaric Alps, located in southeastern Europe. Pure stands of Dinaric...
- Sycon is a genus of calcareous sponges belonging to the family Sycettidae. These sponges are small, growing up to 7.5 cm and having length from 2.5 to7...
- gypsum – see the variety called "onyx-marble", actually a travertine Calcareous sinter – A freshwater calcium carbonate deposit Calthemite – Secondary...
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