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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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Figure 4 also shows the average position for the eight groups of calcareous sand samples from Cabo Rojo regarding the CSL.
The lower member, about 75 m thick, developed greyish green siltstones and calcareous fine sandstones with intercalated argillaceous siltstones and silty mudstones, whereas, the upper member, about 296 m thick, is of abundant ammonite fauna and mainly deposited as grey marls and greyish black calcareous mudstones with cycles.
The area-weighted average SC SOC density of hydromorphic soils exceeded that of automorphic soils in both calcareous and non-calcareous soil groups (Table 3).
The plant forms mounds of calcareous maritime sand around its base and the vegetative part buried by the soil produces adventitious roots, which help the plant to absorb water from the freshly accumulated soil.
Each year the reserve is used by wintering waders and wildfowl, passage migrants and nesting birds, while the calcareous grassland (artificially formed over slag waste from the steel industry) supports a variety of wildflowers, including several varieties of orchid and other important food plants for numerous invertebrates.
Manganese occurs as thin beds within rhythmically bedded ferruginous calcareous siltstone.
As shown in Figure 1, a large calcareous mass has been deposited by the pipeline's cathodic protection system over a defect in the heat-shrink sleeve used to coat a field joint girth weld.
Cambrian age siltstones, limestones and calcareous sediments within this zone show widespread and intense, bleaching, iron oxide-staining and decalcification.
Chablis is the home of chardonnay and the steely freshness and lively zesty acidity, married with mineral complexity, draws out the calcareous nuances from shellfish beautifully.
The quarry spoil areas were landscaped and together with the lakes form the main features of the park which we see today giving access to more than 100 hectares of woodland, calcareous grassland and wetlands.
Surface (0-15 cm) and sub-surface (15-30 cm) soil of calcareous sodic soil were collected from Talawai village (Dharwad taluk), Karnataka, India.
Calcareous soils are widespread globally, especially in areas with arid and Mediterranean climates.