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Chalk is a soft form of the mineral calcium carbonate.
Chalk hills, known as chalk downland, usually form where bands of chalk reach the surface at an angle.
The substance known as "flboard chalk", often supplied in sticks about 2 inches (or 5 cm) long and used for drawing, especially on flboards and sidewalks, is not actually chalk: it is made from gypsum, calcium sulfate.
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 Chalk Encyclopedia Articles @ ArtOfTexas.com (Art of Texas)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Chalk is a soft, white, porous form of limestone composed of the mineral calcite.
Chalk is formed in shallow waters by the gradual accumulation of the calcite mineral remains of micro-organisms, over millions of years.
Because chalk is porous, chalk downland usually holds a large body of ground water, providing a natural reservoir that releases water slowly through dry seasons.
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 Chalk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It is relatively resistant to erosion and slumping compared to the clays that it is usually associated with, and so forms tall steep cliffs where chalk ridges meet the sea.
Embedded flint nodules are commonly found in chalk beds.
The River Somme is an example of such water release from chalk.
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 Chalk one up for the Triple S - Encyclopedia Dramatica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Chalk one up for the Triple S - Encyclopedia Dramatica
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