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  • n  a common mineral consisting of crystallized calcium carbonate; a major constituent of limestone

  • The cementer bug feeds on urea and deposits calcite, which cements the soil together and turns shifting sand into sandstone.
  • This process exposes emerald-bearing white calcite veins.
  • He remarked the presence of much gypsum and calcite in the region, two minerals soluble in water.
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  • Calcite documentary wins an Emmy
    DETROIT - A documentary about Calcite Quarry in Rogers City took home an Emmy Saturday, scoring on one of two nominations for the film.
    June 18, 2013 - The Alpena News

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