Calcite sand

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1. A material rich in calcium carbonate, which has the effect of raising the pH of soil as it weathers.

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This image is an example of calcite sand crystals.
Source: http://www.museums.udel.edu/mineral/mineral_site/displaycollection/Carbonates/Calcite/9999-0803-0006.html