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.
Calcarious sandstone beds were also noted close to the southern portion of the claims.