calcareous

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calcareous

[kal′ker·ē·əs]
(science and technology)
Resembling, containing, or composed of calcium carbonate.

calcareous

Containing calcium carbonate or, less generally, containing the element calcium.
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The areas of anomalous radioactivity and secondary (oxide) copper minerals are contained within a number of thin (less than one metre) beds of laminated gray siltstone and calcarious sandstone within the approximately 100 metre section of the Yacoraite Formation.
The layers of tropical and citrus fru honeycomb and a calcarious dryness was a great ma for the spiced monkfish with vanilla risotto, red w sauce and basil oil.
Calcarious sandstone beds were also noted close to the southern portion of the claims.