A mineral consisting of the carbonate of lime and magnesia in varying proportions. It occurs in distinct crystals, and in extensive beds as a compact limestone, often crystalline granular, either white or clouded. It includes much of the common white marble. Also called bitter spar.
A limestone or marble containing a large amount of magnesium carbonate. Also a rock having approximately the same composition as dolomite : 45 % magnesium carbonate and 55 % calcium carbonate.
a sedimentary, often bedded rock similar to limestone but differing due to the addition of magnesium ions.
dolostone - NR
A rhombohedral carbonate mineral of formula CaMg(CO3)2. A rock composed predominantly of the mineral dolomite.
A common rock-forming mineral, CaMg(CO3)2, that is white, colorless or tinged yellow, brown, pink or gray. Part of the magnesium may be replaced by ferrous iron and less frequently by manganese. Dolomite is found in extensive beds as dolomite rock.
A carbonate (limestone) rock distinguished by a significant concentration of magnesium. Indicative of saline-alkaline conditions. Some ostracode fossils are found in these sediments.
A semi-transparent crystalline mineral consisting of double carbonite of calcium and magnesium. CaMg(CO3)2.
Usually gray, pink, or white mineral, essentially used as a construction and ceramic material, for a furnace refractory, and in fertilizer. A magnesia-rich sedimentary rock resembling limestone.
Sometimes called dolomitic lime. Type of lime. Sometimes mixed with potting soil in order to increase the pH. Also see Calcium Carbonate.
made from dolomitic limestone,that contains both magnesium carbonate and calcium carbonate, by a process of grinding. Added to soils lacking these minerals.
a limestone or marble rich in magnesium carbonate. Caves such as those found at Oregon Caves National Monument are formed in dolomite.
(do'-lo-mite) A common rock forming hexagonal mineral (CaMg(CO3)2) with perfect rhombohedral cleavage. Powdered dolomite effervesces (bubbles) in cold dilute HCl acid. sedimentary rock, composed of more than 50% by weight of the mineral dolomite. A dolomitic limestone (do-lo-mit'-ic lime-stone) is a limestone in which the mineral dolomite makes up 10-50% of the rock.
calcium magnesium carbonate, CaMg(CO3)2 , a common rock-forming mineral. It typically forms dolostone (similar to limestone) and dolomitic marble.
White or yellowish to brownish mineral composed of calcium, magnesium, carbon and oxygen.
A carbonate sedimentary rock consisting chiefly (more than 50% by weight) of the mineral dolomite.
A lime mineral that contains 44% MgO and 56% CaO used as a flux for refractory protection and can be used in ladle brick.
magnesium limestone, a type of rock
A specific form of limestone containing chemically equivalent concentrations of calcium and magnesium carbonates; the term is sometimes applied to limestones with compositions similar to true dolomite.
1. A mineral composed of CaMg(CO3)2. 2. A sedimentary rock composed primarily of the mineral dolomite.
limestone-like rock composed primarily of the mineral calcium magnesium carbonate.
A calcium-magnesium carbonate mineral, CaMg(CO3)2.
A mineral, calcium-magnesium carbonate (Ca,Mg[CO3]2); also the name applied to sedimentary rocks composed largely of the mineral. It is white, colorless, or tinged yellow, brown, pink or gray; has perfect rhombohedral cleavage; appears pearly to vitreous; effervesces feebly in cold dilute hydrochloric acid.
A limestone gravel which raises both pH and kH of the water.
Calcium carbonate and magnesium in the ration 70 to 30
A mineral, or a carbonate rock consisting of calcium magnesium carbonate CaMg(CO3)2.
A naturally occurring calcium magnesium carbonate (CaMg(CO3)2).
(dolostone) A sedimentary rock (calcium magnesium carbonate) similar to limestone (calcium carbonate) and especially common in the bedrock of northeastern Illinois.
a kind of sedimentary rock resembling limestone but consisting almost entirely of the mineral dolomite
a light colored mineral consisting of calcium magnesium carbonate; a source of magnesium; used as a ceramic and as fertilizer
a carbonate mineral with the chemical formula of CaMg(CO3)2
A liming material which contains both magnesium as magnesium carbonate and calcium as calcium carbonate.
Rock. A metamorphic rock composed of magnesium carbonate. This rock originates as limestone, but it is metamorphosed underwater such that the calcium in the calcium carbonate is replaced by magnesium to form magnesium carbonate.
A plentiful mineral composed of calcium and magnesium. Dolomite is often pinkish in color and has a hardness of 3.5-4. Dolomite is used for some jewelry making, or as a source of magnesium in dietary supplements.
a calcium magnesium carbonate [CaMg(CO3)2]Dolomite Marble - A crystalline variety of marble or limestone containing more than 40% magnesium carbonate.
a carbonate mineral and rock type (also called a dolostone) composed of a calcium - magnesium carbonate.
carbonate mineral consisting of MgCa(CO3)2. It is the most stable carbonate mineral in the oceans, but it precipitates very slowly. "Dolomite" also refers to rock consisting of mostly of the mineral dolomite.
A variety of limestone rich in magnesium carbonate and less than 10% calcite. Ecological niche: Habitat where an organism thrives due to factors distinctive to that organism.
A mineral consisting of limestone and magnesium used to make soil more alkaline.
It is a common rock forming mineral and is comprised of calcium, carbon, magnesium and oxygen - CaMg(CO3).
A carbonate of calcium and magnesium. Useful as a source of these elements, raises pH.
(geology): A carbonate of calcium or magnesium (cf. calcrete) which only effervesces with dilute acid if powdered or heated. The Bushveld Complex comprises much dolomite, formed by algal deposition of calcium carbonate. Dolomite dissolves giving rise to sinkholes (as in Gauteng), but also stores water, giving rise to the "eyes" in North-West Province.
A limestone gravel with a small pH buffering ability.
1. A common rock-forming mineral. Dolomite is white, colorless, or tinged yellow, brown, pink, or gray. Dolomite is found in extensive beds as dolomite rock; it is a common vein mineral. 2. A carbonate sedimentary rock consisting of dolomite, or a variety of limestone or marble rich in magnesium carbonate. Dolomite occurs in crystalline and noncrystalline forms, is clearly associated and often interbedded with limestone, and usually represents a postdepositional replacement of limestone.
A magnesium-rich carbonate sedimentary rock. Also, a magnesium-rich carbonate mineral (CaMgCO3)
in Minnesota and Wisconsin, a bedrock mineral consisting of calcium magnesium carbonate (CaMg(C03)2)
The term used to describe rocks composed of the mineral dolomite, deposited underwater.
A creamy-white mineral composed of calcium and magnesium carbonate and the principal component of dolostone.
a calcium and magnesium carbonate mineral
Calcium-magnesium carbonate. Typically formed by alteration of limestone.
a common rock-forming mineral, calcium magnesium carbonate; also used to identify a rock that is principally composed of the mineral dolomite
1. Mineral form of calcium-magnesium carbonate. Constituent of some building limestones. 2. Limestone consisting principally of the mineral dolomite.
Contains more than 90% of the mineral dolomite (calcium-magnesium carbonate)
Dolomite (calcium magnesium carbonate, CaMgCO) is a common type of sedimentary rock. Dolomite occurs in crystals and in masses. This mineral was named for the French mineralogist Déodat de Dolomieu (1750-1801), who first described it in 1791.
Limestone, and like calcium hydroxyapatite, is a calcium supplement that can be used, but may have excess lead levels.
CaMg(CO3)2, a rock-forming, carbonate mineral, very common in Florida.
A magnesia-rich, sedimentary rock resembling limestone, dolomite is gray, pink, or white in color.
A natural carbonate of calcium and magnesium generally used as a flux in blast furnaces.
A carbonate sedimentary rock composed of more than 50 percent of the mineral calcium-magnesium carbonate (CaMg(CO3)2).
CaMg(CO3)2. A mineral, or sediment consisting of particles, made up of calcium and magnesium carbonates, with the calcium and magnesium in nearly equal proportions. The crystal structure of dolomite is planar, with calcium and magnesium occupying alternate planes.
A calcium magnesium carbonate; a crystalline variety of limestone, containing in excess of 40 percent of magnesium carbonate as the dolomite molecule.
A sedimentary rock consisting mainly of the mineral dolomite (a calcium and magnesium carbonate)
A type of sedimentary rock similar to limestone but rich in magnesium carbonate. sometimes a reservoir rock for petroleum. CaMg (CO3)2.
the mineral form of calcium-magnesium carbonate.
magnesium-rich limestone (Ca, Mg)2 (CO3) eukaryote: a group of organisms which possess a membrane-bound nucleus. The group encompasses all life (amoebae, algae, fungi, plants, and animals) with the exception of the bacteria.
[CaMg(CO3)2] A carbonate mineral of calcium and magnesium found in nature in extensive beds of compact limestone and marble that are rich in magnesium carbonate.
a rock consisting mainly of calcium magnesium carbonate; the mineral, calcium and magnesium carbonate, that composes this rock. [AHDOS
A mineral calcium-magnesium carbonate (Ca, MG (CO3)2) used as a flux in iron melting and smelting; also as a base in refractors.
Dolomite (IPA: ) is the name of both a sedimentary carbonate rock and a mineral consisting of calcium magnesium carbonate (CaMg(CO3)2) found in crystals.