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A common crystalline form of natural calcium carbonate, CaCO3, that is the basic constituent of limestone, marble, and chalk. Also called calcspar.

cal·cit′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.calcitic - of or relating to or containing calcite
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Calcitic resting cysts in Peridmium trochoideum (Stein) Lemmermann, an autotrophic marine dinoflagellate.
A covering layer of dystroferric red latosol and calcitic limestone 2:1 (v/v) was added after the substrate was completely colonized by A.
Based on the results obtained in experiment I, fertilization for experiment II contained 280 g of castor cake, 25 g of potassium sulfate, 50 g of reactive natural phosphate, and 8 g of calcitic limestone (RNV 88 and 45% of Ca).
The soil was corrected using a calcitic limestone in order to reach pH equal to 5.
However, we present the results of a detailed analysis by scanning electron microscopy (SEM), thermogravimetric analysis, and electron backscatter diffraction to characterize the calcitic prisms in two different clades within the euheterodont bivalves: the extant Chama arcana and the extinct rudists.
B, Thin section under cross polarized light where the calcitic character of the sample is observed.
For skeletal mineralization, the avian embryo mobilizes calcium from its calcitic eggshell.
The Malagawatch Formation has not yet been subdivided into members but consists of an assemblage of rock types similar to those of the Blues Brook Formation, including metasiltstone, slate, calcitic and dolomitic marble, calc-silicate rocks, minor quartzite, and mafic metavolcanic rocks (Justino 1991).
Founded in 1946, Cape Lime, consists of activities associated with the mining and processing of Dolomitic and Calcitic Limestone.
This microfacies is characterized by marine fossils fragments, sub angular to sub rounded grains, moderate to poor sorting and abundant calcitic and ferroginous matrix.
2) confirmed nearly pure, radiating calcitic tufa morphology indicative of subaqueous formation.
Khormeli F, Abtahi A, Stoops G (2006) Micromorphology of calcitic pedofeatures in highly calcareous soils of Fars province, Southern Iran.