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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Limestone containing a large percentage of iron carbonate, and hence turning brown on exposure.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Limestone containing a large percentage of iron carbonate, and hence turning brown on exposure.

Etymologies

ferro- +‎ calcite (Wiktionary)

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