Origin of calcspartranslated, translation of German kalkspar from kalk, lime + spar, spar
Origin of calcsparPartial translation of Swedish kalkspat kalk lime ( from Old Swedish kalker ) ( from Middle Low German kalk ) ( from Latin calx calc- lime ; see calx . ) spat spar (mineral)
- Galena occurs in veins in the Cambrian clay-slate, accompanied by copper and iron pyrites, zinc-blende, quartz, calcspar, iron-spar, &c.; also in beds or nests within sandstones and rudimentary limestones, and in a great many other geological formations.
- The materials employed are sand, sulphate of soda, nitrate of soda, calcspar and in some works carbonate of barium.