What does Calc-spar mean?

Calc-spar meaning in General Dictionary

Same as Calcite.

Sentence Examples with the word Calc-spar

His investigation (also in 1826) of the two crystalline modifications of sulphur threw much light on the fact that the two minerals calc-spar and aragonite have the same composition but different crystalline forms, a property which Mitscherlich called dimorphism.

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