dolomite

[ UK /dˈɒləmˌa‍ɪt/ ]
[ US /ˈdoʊɫəˌmaɪt/ ]
NOUN
  1. a kind of sedimentary rock resembling marble or limestone but rich in magnesium carbonate
  2. a light colored mineral consisting of calcium magnesium carbonate; a source of magnesium; used as a ceramic and as fertilizer
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How To Use dolomite In A Sentence

  • The Sedimentary Subalpine Zone ecoregion is found southeast of Yellowstone National Park, in the overthrust belt, and in the northwest corner of the Bighorn Mountains in areas underlain by faulted and folded Mesozoic and Paleozoic sedimentary rocks (limestone, dolomite, shale, and sandstone). Ecoregions of Wyoming (EPA)
  • In addition to the enstatite, forsterite, and PAHs, they are trying to model their spectra using a library containing dolomite (a carbonate), smectite (a clay), spinel/hibonite, pyrrhotite, iron oxide, and elemental carbon grains.
  • Dirty deeds in the Dolomites. Times, Sunday Times
  • As for the Drei Zinnen, they surpass in boldness and weirdness all the Dolomites of the Ampezzo. Untrodden Peaks and Unfrequented Valleys
  • Springs, sinkholes, and caves are just a few examples of the types of karst features commonly found in the limestone and dolomite geology of this region.
  • This water is highly contaminated with dolomite from the cement manufacturing factories.
  • Photographer Unknown . Spider - like mountain climber executes a Tyrolean traverse between spires in the Italian Dolomites.
  • Dolomite, a calcium magnesium carbonate rock, can be found beneath the soil surface.
  • The minerals are deposited in lakes, deltas and meander further downstream, where they build up and form sedimentary rocks such as calcite, selenite, pyrite and dolomite.
  • The interlocking, euhedral, rhombs of dolomite have an idiotopic texture.
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