Definition of Calcspars
1. calcspar [n] - See also: calcspar
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calcspars
Literary usage of Calcspars
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Principles of Chemistry by Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev, George Kamensky (1902)
"In many minerals magnesia and the oxides allied to it are replaced by manganous oxide; calcspars and ..."
2. Journal of the Royal Geological Society of Ireland by Royal Geological Society of Ireland (1886)
"It may, therefore, be concluded that from this character alone the crystals in question are calcspars. ..."
3. A Text-book of Important Minerals and Rocks by Samuel Escue Tillman (1900)
"Some of the most important varieties are mentioned below. Limestone.—This term is sometimes, and not improperly, applied to all calcspars, ..."
4. The Mining Engineer (1897)
"... blende, masses of cubical galena (the cubes measure sometimes 2 inches across), and discoloured calcspars : the crystals of some of the dogtooth calcite ..."
5. Journal (1886)
"... therefore, be concluded that from this character alone the crystals in question are calcspars. The further examination of the crystalline forms, ..."