Definition of Calcitic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or containing calcite.

Partainyms: Calcite
Derivative terms: Calcite



Definition of Calcitic

1. Adjective. Pertaining to, resembling, or composed of calcite ¹

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Definition of Calcitic

1. calcite [adj] - See also: calcite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calcitic

calcipexic
calcipexis
calciphilia
calciphilous
calciphobous
calciphylaxis
calciphyte
calciphytes
calciprivia
calciprivic
calcisponge
calcisponges
calcite
calcites
calcitetrol
calcitic (current term)
calcitonin
calcitonin gene-related peptide
calcitonins
calcitration
calcitrations
calcitriol
calcitroic acid
calcitropic
calcium
calcium-40
calcium-42
calcium-43
calcium-44
calcium-45

Literary usage of Calcitic

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1. The Principles of Economic Geology by William Harvey Emmons (1918)
"... and calcitic Cinnabar Veins.—Nearly all quicksilver deposits, the world over, are found in areas of comparatively late igneous activity, ..."

2. Bulletin by Geological Society of America (1905)
"deciphering the structure of the Maryland area, consist of calcitic and dolomitic varieties. The main mass of the rock is magnesian and would he classed as ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"In contrast, species A has very thin calcitic walls in which the mineralized crystals appear to be oriented parallel to the depositional surface. that had ..."

4. The Cretaceous Rocks of Britain by Alfred John Jukes-Browne, William Hill (1903)
"Definite calcitic crystals which have probably been formed since the deposition of the rock. 2. Minute particles probably derived from shell. 3. ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1916)
"In either case the calcitic shells evidently were deposited in a ... (5) Perfect dolomite rhombs are sometimes embedded in compact, horn-like calcitic beds. ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1889)
"Where the rocks are of finer grain, as at Llanfaethlu (26), the calcitic, or perhaps dolomitic, elements are smaller; but the smallest of all, ..."

7. Building Stones and Clay-products: A Handbook for Architects by Heinrich Ries (1912)
"The calcitic marbles thus far worked on a commercial scale occur along the Louisville and Nashville Railroad in the northern part of the state. ..."

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