Calcite meaning

kălsīt
A common crystalline form of natural calcium carbonate, CaCO3 , that is the basic constituent of limestone, marble, and chalk.
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A soft, rhombohedral form of calcium carbonate, CaCO3, found in marble, limestone, and chalk.
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A usually white, clear, pale-yellow or blue orthorhombic mineral. Calcite occurs in many different forms and is the main component of chalk, limestone, and marble. It is a polymorph of aragonite. Chemical formula: CaCO3.
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(geology) A very widely distributed crystalline form of calcium carbonate, CaCO3, found as limestone, chalk and marble.
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