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2010-11-16 10:44:00

CLEVELAND, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Resilience Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm, announced the acquisition of Indiana Limestone Company. This transaction is the second acquisition under Resilience's industrial minerals platform, North Coast Minerals. Indiana Limestone is a complementary business to Victor Oolitic Stone Company, which was acquired by Resilience in November 2009. Like Victor Oolitic, Indiana Limestone has been a leading supplier of Indiana limestone to...

2009-12-01 10:39:00

CLEVELAND, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Resilience Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm, announced the acquisition of Victor Oolitic Stone Company. This transaction marks the first acquisition under Resilience's previously announced industrial minerals platform, North Coast Minerals. For more than 100 years Victor Oolitic has been a leading provider of Indiana limestone to the dimensional stone market place. Victor Oolitic's products are well-known throughout the industry for having...


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2005-05-26 09:38:30

Limestone is a sedimentary rock composed of the mineral calcite (calcium carbonate). The primary source of this calcite is usually marine organisms. These organisms secrete shells that settle out of the water column and are deposited on ocean floors as pelagic ooze (see lysocline for information on calcite dissolution). Secondary calcite may also be deposited by supersaturated meteoric waters (groundwater that precipitates the material in caves). This produces speleothems such as stalagmites...

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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