Definition of Limestone. Meaning of Limestone. Synonyms of Limestone

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Definition of Limestone

Limestone
Limestone Lime"stone` (l[imac]m"st[=o]n`), n. A rock consisting chiefly of calcium carbonate or carbonate of lime. It sometimes contains also magnesium carbonate, and is then called magnesian or dolomitic limestone. Crystalline limestone is called marble.

Meaning of Limestone from wikipedia

- Limestone is a common type of carbonate sedimentary rock. It is composed mostly of the minerals calcite and aragonite, which are different crystal forms...
- occurs widely, often in ****ociation with limestone and evaporites, though it is less abundant than limestone and rare in Cenozoic rock beds (beds less...
- The Limestone Islands are two islands, North Limestone Island and South Limestone Island, in Georgian Bay, Ontario, Canada, 14 miles (23 km) west of Parry...
- Mosta and Naxxar. This is a hard limestone which is pale grey in colour, and comparable to the Upper Coralline Limestone. At the top of this unit a hardground...
- Lutetian limestone (in French, calcaire lutécien, and formerly calcaire grossier) — also known as “Paris stone” — is a variety of limestone particular...
- The Solnhofen Plattenkalk, or Solnhofen Limestone, geologically known as the Altmühltal Formation, is a Jur****ic Konservat-Lagerstätte that preserves...
- The Boone Formation a discrete and definable unit of cherty limestone rock strata located in northwest Arkansas and northeast Oklahoma. The stratigraphy...
- is a topography formed from the dissolution of soluble rocks such as limestone, dolomite, and gypsum. It is characterized by underground drainage systems...
- Aymestry Limestone Indiana Limestone Solnhofen limestone Limestone, Queensland, a locality in Rockhampton Region Limestone, Victoria Limestone, New Brunswick...
- Limestone is an unincorporated community on the western border of Washington County and the eastern border of Greene County in the northeastern part of...