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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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Limestone University, formerly Limestone College, is a private Christian university in Gaffney, South Carolina. It was established in 1845 by Thomas Curtis...
- Indiana limestone — also known as Bedford limestone — has long been an economically important building material, particularly for monumental public structures...
- Lake Limestone is a 13,680 acres (55.4 km2) reservoir near Thornton, Texas [1]. It lies 15 miles (24 km) southeast of Groesbeck, Texas on Texas FM 3371...
- The Solnhofen Plattenkalk, or Solnhofen Limestone, geologically known as the Altmühltal Formation, is a Jur****ic Konservat-Lagerstätte that preserves...
- A limestone pavement is a natural karst landform consisting of a flat, incised surface of exposed limestone that resembles an artificial pavement. The...
- 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...
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