nitrocalcite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

nitro- +‎ calcite

Noun[edit]

nitrocalcite (uncountable)

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  1. (mineralogy) A hydrated calcium nitrate mineral that forms as an efflorescence where manure contacts concrete or limestone in a dry environment, as in stables or caverns.

Further reading[edit]

  • Nitrocalcite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • nitrocalcite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016