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  • adj. Pertaining to, resembling, or composed of calcite

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or formed of calcite: as, calcitic cement.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or containing calcite

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Examples

  • This one billion year old formation contains calcitic or dolomitic red and green argillites, siltstones and sandstones and represents a subtidal to intertidal setting with occasional subaerial exposure.

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  • The Mg/Ca proxy for spring sea surface temperature relies on the thermodependence of the uptake of magnesium into the calcitic shells of microfossils Dwyer et al., 1995; Lear et al., 2000.

    Post-1980 Proxies #3: Chesapeake Bay Mg/Ca « Climate Audit

  • What our soil needs is calcitic lime which will have more calcium in it to make up for the calcium deficiency particular to our local soil.

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  • There is evidence of calcitic incrustation built up over part of the inscription with no visible signs of unnatural materials.

    The Forbidden Gospels Blog

  • This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing lime from calcitic limestone, dolomitic limestone, or other calcareous materials, such as coral, chalk, and shells.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • But if your soil test indicates plenty of magnesium, buy calcitic limestone, which has no magnesium.

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