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Definition of Limestones

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 Limestones from wikipedia

- magnesian limestone, a term now reserved for magnesium-deficient dolomites or magnesium-rich limestones. About 10% of sedimentary rocks are limestones. The...
- The Hopedale Limestones is a geologic formation in England. It preserves fossils dating back to the Carboniferous period. Earth sciences portal England...
- genesis the scapolite rocks fall naturally into four groups. The scapolite limestones and contact metamorphic rocks. As silicates rich in calcium, it is to...
- Ammonite biostratigraphy as a tool for dating Upper Jur****ic lithographic limestones from South Germanyfirst results and open questions." Neues Jahrbuch...
- Subgroup of the Carboniferous Limestone sequence of South Wales which developed as sub-aerial weathering of recently formed limestones took place during periods...
- stratigraphic units in Kentucky ****berland Formation and Leipers and Catheys (?) Limestones, undivided; USGS, Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data Geologic Unit:...
- sedimentary limestones in the thickness of the beds. Most cliffs of chalk have very few obvious bedding planes unlike most thick sequences of limestone such...
- the Visean Stage of the Carboniferous Period. It comprises a series of limestones, shales and sandstones which ac****ulated to a thickness of 2400m in the...
- extinct nautiloid cephalopod restricted to Middle Ordovician-aged marine limestones of the Baltic States and Sweden. This genus is sometimes called Orthoceratites...
- Limestone is an unincorporated community on the western border of Washington County and the eastern border of Greene County in the northeastern part of...
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