magnesian calcite

magnesian calcite

[mag′nē·zhən ′kal‚sīt]
(mineralogy)
(Ca,Mg)CO3 A variety of calcite consisting of randomly substituted magnesium carbonate in a disordered calcite lattice. Also known as magnesium calcite.
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Massive to radial aggregates of black, metallic cryptomelane have been found at the 3-km point along the old Laurium-Kamareza road, associated with annabergite and magnesian calcite.