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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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Similarly, the Mughal Kot Formation is fractured; however, all of the fractures are occupied by calcitic cements thereby affecting the reservoir quality unconstructively.
Elephant grass) and 200 grams of concentrate containing 51% corn, 30% soybean meal, 18% wheat bran and 1% calcitic limestone, in order to meet daily maintenance needs.
The pelletized concentrate was consisted of: soybean meal, wheat bran, malt radicle, calcitic limestone, dicalcium phosphate, urea livestock, vitamin and mineral premix, common salt, monensin sodium (75 mg/kg) and virginiamicin (75 mg/kg).
Bindschedler S, Cailleau G, Braissant O, Milliere L, Job D, Verrecchia EP (2014) Unravelling the enigmatic origin of calcitic nanofibres in soils and caves: purely physicochemical or biogenic processes?
Veins are filled with carbonate crystals (calcite) Emperador Pale yellowish brown, massive, and fine- grained "calcitic dolomite." It consists of crystalline carbonate minerals (dolomite and a small amount of calcite).
Where the mineralogy is dominated by dolomite, reservoir quality is predicted to be moderate to good and poor where the mineralogy is mainly calcitic [1-3].
Protein-vitamin-mineral nucleus was prepared at Cooperativa Agraria (Guarapuava, Parana State, Brazil), formulated based on soybean meal, wheat bran, malt radicle, calcitic limestone, dicalcium phosphate, salt, mineral vitamin premix, monensin and virginiamycin, presented in pelleted form.
As a consequence, the surrounding sediment must have solidified as limestone (3) before calcareous skeletal parts (aragonitic: brachiopods, hyolitha; calcitic: trilobites, bryozoans; both: algae, molluscs) dissolved (4).
Calcitic resting cysts in Peridmium trochoideum (Stein) Lemmermann, an autotrophic marine dinoflagellate.
The soil was corrected using a calcitic limestone in order to reach pH equal to 5.7, which is within the range in which the availability of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium is considered adequate (Taiz & Zeiger, 2010).
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.