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n. - A light colored mineral consisting of calcium magnesium carbonate; A kind of sedimentary rock resembling marble or limestone but rich in magnesium carbonate.

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  • There it will be forced into spaces in a type of limestone called Knox dolomite, which is found beneath much of Kentucky and the region.
  • MgCO3 are referred to as "dolomite" or as dolomitic limestone, and those containing between 5 -20 % MgCO3, as magnesian limestone.
  • Balma Rio Martino, 5020 ft., in strata of dolomite.
  • The dolomite has a total oxide content of 89 per cent. for more
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