Calcareous spar

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Calcareous spar See as Calcite.
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Usage

In literature:

Veins of calcareous spar and of quartz were again observed.
"Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia" by Ludwig Leichhardt
Thin veins of calcareous spar and quartz intersected the granite.
"Journals of Australian Explorations" by A C and F T Gregory
I found masses of gypsum and small veins of calcareous spar imbedded in the sandstone rock of the point of Grand Sable.
"Personal Memoirs Of A Residence Of Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes On The American Frontiers" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
Feld-spar is a compound of siliceous, argillaceous, and calcareous earth, intimately united together.
"Theory of the Earth, Volume 1 (of 4)" by James Hutton
Sugar-candy and calcareous spar are crystallized.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
The basis, in most of the beds, is calc-spar; but in some small layers it is calcareous sand.
"Narrative of a Second Expedition to the Shores of the Polar Sea" by John Franklin
This locality is remarkable as yielding galena, heavy spar, blende, calcareous spar, fluor spar, pyrites, coal, and salt.
"Scenes and Adventures in the Semi-Alpine Region of the Ozark Mountains of Missouri and Arkansas" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
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