Calcite limestone

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Description

A limestone that does not contain any more than 5% magnesium carbonate (Grimmer 1984).

Synonyms and Related Terms

calcário calcítico (Port.);

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Anne Grimmer, Glossary of Building Stone Terms, A Glossary of Historic Masonry Deterioration Problems and Preservation Treatments, National Park Service, Washington DC, 1984

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