calcite

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cal·cite

noun \ˈkal-ˌsīt\

Definition of CALCITE

:  a mineral CaCO3 consisting of calcium carbonate crystallized in hexagonal form and including common limestone, chalk, and marble — compare aragonite
cal·cit·ic \kal-ˈsi-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of CALCITE

1849

Rhymes with CALCITE

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cal·cite

noun \ˈkal-ˌsīt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CALCITE

: a mineral CaCO3 consisting of calcium carbonate crystallized in hexagonal form and including common limestone, chalk, and marble
cal·cit·ic \kal-ˈsit-ik\ adjective

calcite

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Most common form of natural calcium carbonate (CaCO), a widely distributed mineral known for the beautiful development and great variety of its crystals. It occurs in stalagmites and stalactites and forms the structure of coral reefs. Calcite is the most important mineral in limestones and marbles used in the building, steel, chemical, and glass industries. Transparent crystals are called Iceland spar.

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