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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Dolomite, or calcium magnesium carbonate, is a close cousin of limestone (calcium carbonate), and geologists suspect that most dolomite forms when limestone somehow incorporates magnesium ions derived from seawater.