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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.
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.
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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