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...
- Limestone University, formerly Limestone College, is a private Christian university in Gaffney, South Carolina. It was established in 1845 by Thomas Curtis...
- 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 is an unincorporated community on the western border of Washington County and the eastern border of Greene County in the northeastern part of...
- Aymestry Limestone Indiana Limestone Solnhofen limestone Limestone, Queensland, a locality in Rockhampton Region Limestone, Victoria Limestone, New Brunswick...
- Lutetian limestone (in French, calcaire lutécien, and formerly calcaire grossier) — also known as “Paris stone” — is a variety of limestone particular...
- Indiana limestone — also known as Bedford limestone — has long been an economically important building material, particularly for monumental public structures...
- S****y limestone is a highly fossiliferous limestone, composed of a number of fossilized organisms such as brachiopods, bryozoans, crinoids, sponges,...
- Limestone is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Hardee County, Florida, United States. Its po****tion was 132 as of the 2010 census...
- A limestone pavement is a natural karst landform consisting of a flat, incised surface of exposed limestone that resembles an artificial pavement. The...