calcareous rock

calcareous rock
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Англо-русский словарь по авиационным и ракетным базам. - М.: Военное издательство министерства обороны Союза ССР. . 1962.

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  • Calcareous — refers to a sediment, sedimentary rock, or soil type which is formed from or contains a high proportion of calcium carbonate in the form of calcite or aragonite. Calcareous rock also refers to sediments derived near land. The carbon content is… …   Wikipedia

  • rock grouse — Sand Sand, n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rock pigeon — Sand Sand, n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rock — rock1 rockless, adj. rocklike, adj. /rok/, n. 1. a large mass of stone forming a hill, cliff, promontory, or the like. 2. Geol. a. mineral matter of variable composition, consolidated or unconsolidated, assembled in masses or considerable… …   Universalium

  • Rock — /rok/, n. a male given name. * * * I In geology, a naturally occurring and coherent aggregate of minerals. The three major classes of rock igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic are based on the processes that formed them. These three classes are… …   Universalium

  • Rock of Gibraltar — For the racehorse of the same name, see Rock of Gibraltar (horse). Rock of Gibraltar Western face of The Rock of Gibraltar, 2006 …   Wikipedia

  • calcareous tufa — Tufa Tu fa, [It. fufo soft, sandy stone, L. tofus, tophus. Cf. {Tofus}, {Toph}, and {Tophin}.] (Min.) (a) A soft or porous stone formed by depositions from water, usually calcareous; called also {calcareous tufa}. (b) A friable volcanic rock or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • calcareous sponge — ▪ sponge       any of a class (Calcarea) of sponges characterized by skeletons composed entirely of calcium carbonate spicules (needlelike structures). Calcareous sponges occur mainly on the rocky bottoms of the continental shelves in temperate,… …   Universalium

  • calcareous —    1. Containing calcium carbonate [10].    2. Descriptive of a rock that contains calcium carbonate [9] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • metamorphic rock — Any of a class of rocks that result from the alteration of preexisting rocks in response to changing geological conditions, including variations in temperature, pressure, and mechanical stress. The preexisting rocks may be igneous, sedimentary,… …   Universalium

  • live rock — 1) primarily calcareous rock with its associated algae, corals, microorganisms and invertebrates used in marine aquaria where it serves as a bacterial filter. See also coral rock 2) a coral like seaweed or nullipore (Corallina officinalis)… …   Dictionary of ichthyology


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