Difference between revisions of "Calcite sand"

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1. A material rich in [[calcium carbonate]], which has the effect of raising the [[pH]] of soil as it weathers.<br><br>
 
1. A material rich in [[calcium carbonate]], which has the effect of raising the [[pH]] of soil as it weathers.<br><br>
  
http://www.museums.udel.edu/mineral/mineral_site/displaycollection/Carbonates/Calcite/Images/100277_H177.jpg<br><br>
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http://slideplayer.com/slide/4181831/14/images/11/LIME+STONE/CALCITE+Limestone+is+a+sedimentary+rock+composed+largely+of+the+mineral+calcite+(calcium+carbonate:+CaCO3).+l..jpg<br><br>
This image is an example of calcite sand crystals.<br>
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Limestone is comprised largely of the mineral calcite.<br>
Source: http://www.museums.udel.edu/mineral/mineral_site/displaycollection/Carbonates/Calcite/9999-0803-0006.html<br><br>
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Source: http://slideplayer.com/slide/4181831/<br><br>

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1. A material rich in calcium carbonate, which has the effect of raising the pH of soil as it weathers.

http://slideplayer.com/slide/4181831/14/images/11/LIME+STONE/CALCITE+Limestone+is+a+sedimentary+rock+composed+largely+of+the+mineral+calcite+(calcium+carbonate:+CaCO3).+l..jpg

Limestone is comprised largely of the mineral calcite.
Source: http://slideplayer.com/slide/4181831/