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limestone

A rock formed of organic fossil remains of shells, composed mostly of calcium carbonate.

limestone

rock which is largely calcium carbonate, used as a livestock feed when ground. Contains 38% calcium and is used as a calcium supplement. See also dolomite.
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If anyone in the company should know why the cost of limestone has jumped so much, it's Lincoln.
Tony McCoy tried everything he could on the runner-up, who took the fight to Limestone Lad when Ned Kelly began to falter rounding the last bend.
Young says the formation's limestone was deposited by types of algae that thrive only in clear, freshwater lakes, suggesting that such a lake once covered the area.
Tums[R] and limestone are made of the same thing - calcium carbonate.
2 March 2018 - Oklahoma, US-based minerals and aggregates processor ACG Materials industrial has acquired Missouri, US-based limestone manufacturer Kelly Limestone, the company said.
The subject of the order is the supply of limestone sorbents (limestone meal, Limestone, Roasted lime) for pge grnictwo i energetyka konwencjonalna sa branches in quantities and dates in accordance with the enclosures to siwz.
Natural Stone" authors bill limestone as a lasting choice, renowned for durability, versatility and natural beauty as well as "an economical long-term option, rewarding initial investment with minimal expenses for maintenance and upkeep over the course of many years.
Within the Meyal Oil Field wells, the Chorgali Formation is dominated by dolostone, dolostone associated with evaporites (gypsum, anhydrite, halite), minor limestone and shale intercalations.
Limestone is a sedimentary rock which is composed of calcium carbonate along with calcium or magnesium.
There are huge reserves of limestone in Oman, with the best limestone being found in Salalah, Hussain Al Zubaidy, director of Exploration Department at the Public Authority for Mining, told the Times of Oman.
Key words: Early Eocene, Sakesar Limestone, larger benthic foraminifera, Shallow water, Salt Range.
Jamaican limestone is occurring naturally, we have been producing it, and we have been exporting it, and it has found acceptance in the international markets.