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 carbonate sedimentary rock that is often composed of the skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, foraminifera, and molluscs...
- Limestone College is a private Christian liberal arts college in Gaffney, South Carolina. Limestone College is a Christian non-denominational college...
- Lake Limestone is a 13,680 acres (55.4 km2) lake near Thornton, Texas [1]. It lies 15 miles (24 km) southeast of Groesbeck, Texas on Texas FM 3371 in...
- A limestone pavement is a natural karst landform consisting of a flat, incised surface of exposed limestone that resembles an artificial pavement. The...
- in air or water to build their tissue. Examples include: Most types of limestone are formed from the calcareous skeletons of organisms such as corals,...
- Fossiliferous limestone is any type of limestone, made mostly of calcium carbonate (CaCO3) in the form of the minerals calcite or aragonite, that contains...
- Limestone Township may refer to the following places in the United States: Limestone Township, Franklin County, Arkansas Limestone Township, Kankakee County...
- Limestone County is the name of two counties in the United States: Limestone County, Alabama Limestone County, Texas...
- Indiana limestone — also known as Bedford limestone — is a common regional term for Salem limestone, a geological formation primarily quarried in south...
- Limestone is a village in Limestone Township, Kankakee County, Illinois, United States. It was incorporated in 2006 and had a po****tion of 1,598 at the...
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