dolomite

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Synonyms for dolomite

a kind of sedimentary rock resembling marble or limestone but rich in magnesium carbonate

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a light colored mineral consisting of calcium magnesium carbonate

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An estimated six million tonnes of dolomite rock (limestone) was crushed, sized and shipped from the company port last year.
Some rocks are chertified dolomite (10 to 50% silica) and represent both intermediate stages of chertification and transitional contact zones between chert and dolomite rock.
The sedimentary succession from Permian to Recent consists almost entirely of limestones and dolomite rocks inter-bedded with shales and evaporites.
This gas is made by a chemical reaction between the acid in vinegar and chemicals in limestone and dolomite rocks called carbonates.
Neatly nestled in the Dolomite rocks, Cortina d'Ampezzo offers fun-packed, adrenaline-inducing workouts for both experienced, and novice hikers and bikers alike.
Follow the track onto a westward-tilting plateau, where jack rabbits and marmots scamper among the smooth white dolomite rocks.