nitrocalcite

noun

ni·​tro·​calcite
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: native calcium nitrate Ca(NO3)2.4H2O occurring as an efflorescence (as on old walls and in limestone caves)

Word History

Etymology

nitr- + calc- + -ite

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“Nitrocalcite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nitrocalcite. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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