Calcareous

Calcareous is an adjective meaning mostly or partly composed of calcium carbonate, in other words, containing lime or being chalky. The term is used in a wide variety of scientific disciplines.

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Tufaceous - Classification and Features - Other Deposits - Speleothems
... Calcareous speleothems may be regarded as a form of calcareous sinter ... the absence of light, and for this reason they are often morphologically closer to travertine or calcareous sinter ...
Crook Peak To Shute Shelve Hill - Biological
... and secondary semi-natural broadleaved woodland, unimproved calcareous grassland and a complex mosaic of calcareous grassland and acidic dry dwarf-shrub heath ... Four of the calcareous grassland communities, two of the woodland types and the calcareous grassland/acidic dry dwarf-shrub heath mosaic all have a restricted ...
Calc-sinter
... Calcareous sinter is a freshwater calcium carbonate deposit, also known as calc-sinter ... Calcareous sinter should not be confused with siliceous sinter, which the term sinter more frequently refers to ... restricted to siliceous spring deposits and be dropped for calcareous deposits entirely ...
Gelasian - Definition
... point there are notable extinctions of the calcareous nannofossils Discoaster pentaradiatus and Discoaster surculus ... and faunally as the extinction level of the calcareous nannofossil Discoaster brouweri (base of biozone CN13) ... Gelasian as the first occurrences of the calcareous nannofossil Gephyrocapsa sp ...