calcite

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noun cal·cite \ˈkal-ˌsīt\

Definition of calcite

  1. :  a mineral CaCO3 consisting of calcium carbonate crystallized in hexagonal form and including common limestone, chalk, and marble — compare aragonite

calcitic

play \kal-ˈsi-tik\ adjective

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First Known Use of calcite

1840


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calcite

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noun cal·cite \ˈkal-ˌsīt\

Medical Definition of calcite

  1. :  a mineral CaCO3 consisting of calcium carbonate crystallized in hexagonal form and including common limestone, chalk, and marble

calcitic

\kal-ˈsit-ik\play adjective

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