calc-tufa definition

  • noun:
    • Calcareous tufa, a porous or spongy deposit of calcium carbonate found in calcareous mineral springs.
    • view under calcite.
    • a soft permeable stone comprising calcium carbonate deposited from springs rich in lime
    • Calcareous tufa, a porous or spongy deposit of calcium carbonate found in calcareous mineral springs.
    • See under calcite.
    • a soft porous stone consisting of calcium carbonate deposited from springs full of lime

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