Limestone

Definition of Limestone

Lime´stone`   Pronunciation: līm´stōn`
n.1.A rock consisting chiefly of calcium carbonate or carbonate of lime. It sometimes contains also magnesium carbonate, and is then called magnesian or dolomitic limestone. Crystalline limestone is called marble.

Related Words

atomic number 20, atomic number 6, C, Ca, calcite, calcium, carbon, rock, rottenstone, sedimentary rock, stone, tripoli
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