nitrocalcite

noun
ni·​tro·​calcite | \ "+ \

Definition of nitrocalcite

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

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History and Etymology for nitrocalcite

nitr- + calc- + -ite

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“Nitrocalcite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nitrocalcite. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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