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calc-sinter

[kalk-sin-ter]
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noun Mineralogy.
  1. travertine.
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Origin of calc-sinter

From the German word Kalksinter, dating back to 1815–25. See calc-, sinter
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  • On this also depends the formation of stalactites and calc-sinter.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4

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