1. derived from or containing calcium or lime
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How To Use calcic In A Sentence

  • Dolerite dykes that cut the peridotite show chilled margins and local metasomatic calcic alteration.
  • Calcic amphiboles, including hornblende and actinolite are abundant, and probably are alteration products, which also include albite, orthoclase and rare pyrite.
  • The original hornblende crystals have partially decomposed to form a mesh of ortho- and clinopyroxene and extremely calcic plagioclase.
  • Ecologists have classified plant species into calcifuges, which occur on acid soils with low Ca, and calcicoles, which occur on calcareous soils.
  • Humid phases have been identified from the presence of palaeokarst, leached vertisols and rare spodosol palaeosols, while more and phases are expressed as calcretes associated with rendolls and calcic vertisols.
  • The ordinary or medium class contains from 25 to 27 per cent of soluble phosphate; and here it may be pointed out that by soluble phosphate is meant the percentage of tribasic phosphate which has been dissolved -- not, as might at first sight be supposed, the percentage of monocalcic phosphate. Manures and the principles of manuring
  • A lower proportion of leaf Ptot is present as water-soluble, inorganic phosphate in calcifuges than in calcicoles grown on calcareous soil.
  • Tauride dykes contain less calcic plagioclase than their host cumulates, like the Kinik ophiolites.
  • Some of the studied rocks (particularly gabbros) show high alumina characteristics probably reflecting the high modal content of very calcic plagioclase.
  • As we have already pointed out in the chapter on Basic Slag, phosphoric acid occurs in the slag in the form of tetrabasic phosphate of lime, although it is invariably stated in analysis as so much tricalcic phosphate. Manures and the principles of manuring
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