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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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In the studied sediments, there are two groups of microfossils including foraminifera (benthic with high frequency and planktonic with low frequency) and calcareous algae which allow the age determination.
In calcareous soils, upon application of P, the proportion of added P that remains in solution is low because adsorption and precipitation reactions occur at calcium carbonate surfaces (Freeman and Rowell 1981; Amer et al.
Stony Point is composed of a wide range of calcareous and non-calcareous rocks and concrete, which allows many substrate specialists to colonize the area.
Treatments involved the addition of a calcium source to the concentrate, either limestone (LI) (calcitic limestone, Iguatama, Brazil) or a product derived from calcareous algae (CA) (Top buffer[R] Sanphar, Campinas, Brazil), with or without the presence of monensin (MO) (Bovensin[R] Phibro, Guarulhos, Brazil).
The exploration sites for calcareous shale include Gabal Om Sayala (Abu Zneima), in South Sinai.
The physiographic sampling areas also were combined into a calcareous area where limestone deposits are common and a non-calcareous area.
Soil B deficiency is widespread in calcareous soils and it affects a number of agronomic and horticultural crops in Pakistan (Rashid et al.
It was concluded that the application of coal-derived HA with low concentration under calcareous soil can help in improving soil quality and increasing yield on sustainable basis.
At the type locality of Amb Formation in Warchha Gorge (Long: 71o 57' 47"E, Lat: 32o27'55"N), near Amb village, western Part of Central Salt Range, the formation has a total thickness of 76m and is broadly divided into three distinct lithological units; Lower sandstone unit, middle calcareous sandstone with sandy limestone unit and upper sandstone with shale unit.
Imports of Marble, Travertine, Ecaussine and other Calcareous Monumental or Building Stone has grew month on month basis by 17.
Also present are a Miocene and Pleistocene calcareous sequence on San Andres Island, and volcanic rocks on the Providencia and Santa Catalina Islands (Hubach, 1956; Geister, 1992).