Refers to limestone or dolomite bedrock. These bedrock types result in soils with high calcium content, high pH, and plant communities adapted to such conditions. Noncarbonate refers to sandstone, granite, or other rock types with few carbonates.
Geologically, a rock made up of carbonate minerals (chiefly calcite or dolomite). Commonly used as a general term of mixed sequences of either limestone (calcite dominant) or dolomite (dolomite-mineral dominant) sedimentary rocks where the user does not wish to be specific.
(4) a compound or mineral containing CO3 ion. Common carbonate minerals are the hexagonal carbonates calcite (CaCO3), dolomite [CaMg(CO3)2], magnesite (MgCO3), ankerite [Ca(MgFe)(CO3)2], siderite (FeCO3), rhodocrosite (MnCO3), and smithsonite (ZnCO3) and the basic carbonates malachite [CuCO3Cu(OH)2] and azurite [2CuCO3Cu(OH)2]. Carbonate minerals are important in ARD neutralization.
NEED A DEFINITION. carbonatite (car-bon'-a-tite) A carbonate rock of of magmatic origin derived through partial melting of the upper mantle, generally associated with alkalic igneous rocks. The carbonate material that makes up many carbonatites is in part recycled sedimentary rocks that have been returned into the mantle through subduction based on isotopic evidence.
Sediment, or rocks formed by sediment, derived from the precipitation of calcium, magnesium, or iron carbonates, (CaCO3, MgCO3, or FeCO3) either from inorganic or oganic sources. For example, limestone or dolomite.
a group of minerals usually consisting of a divalent cation and CO3. Shells and corals are made of carbonate. The two most abundant carbonate minerals in today's oceans are calcite and aragonite, two different arrangements of CaCO3.
1. A mineral compound characterized by a fundamental anionic structure. 2. A sediment formed by the organic or inorganic precipitation from aqueous solution of carbonates of calcium, magnesium, or iron; e.g. limestone and dolomite.
Carbonates are compounds of carbon, oxygen and one other element or group, represented in the cleaning field by "soda Ash" which is sodium carbonate (an ingredient of many alkaline cleaning compounds), and by LIME SCALE in dishwashing machines, which is a mixture of calcium carbonate and magnesium carbonate (derived from calcium and magnesium hardness in the water), plus, of course, other compounds, food soil and so forth.
n. (adj.) A mineral composed mainly of calcium (Ca) and carbonate (CO3) ions, may also include magnesium (Mg), iron (Fe) and others; n. rock or sediments derived from debris of organic materials composed mainly of calcium and carbonate (e.g., shells, corals, etc.) or from the inorganic precipitation of calcium (and other ions) and carbonate from solution (seawater). For example, limestone or dolomite. carbonate platform – n. A broad (100s of meters), flat, shallow submarine expanse of carbonate rock, more common in the early-middle Paleozoic. carbonate bank – n. A narrow (10s of meters), fairly flat, shallow, submarine plateau of carbonate rock, more common from the middle-late Paleozoic to the present, e.g., the Bahama Banks.
To infuse a wine or beer with dissolved carbon dioxide gas. CO2 produced as a major byproduct of fermentation is responsible for the natural carbonation found in sparkling wine and many craft beers. Beer and wine may also be "force" carbonated by applying pressurized gas to the solution.
Carbonate is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Como in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 30 km northwest of Milan and about 20 km southwest of Como. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,757 and an area of 5.2 kmÂ².All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.