Words nearby calcite
OTHER WORDS FROM calcitecal·cit·ic [kal-sit-ik] /kælˈsɪt ɪk/, adjective
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It was not common carbonate of lime, for the crystals were rhombohedral and did not show the cleavage of calcite.The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II|A.E. Nordenskieold
In the crystals from East Woodstock, Maine, only the outside shell is garnet and the interior is calcite.
Those stones which show electricity on the application of pressure are such as the fluorspar, calcite, and topaz.
The shell consists of carbonate of lime, under one or both of the forms known to mineralogists as calcite and aragonite.Colouration in Animals and Plants|Alfred Tylor
The density of the globules (2.58) is similar to that of ordinary varieties of calcite.