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dol·o·mite

 (dō′lə-mīt′, dŏl′ə-)
n.
1. A white or light-colored mineral, essentially CaMg(CO3)2, used in fertilizer, as a furnace refractory, and as a construction and ceramic material.
2. A magnesia-rich sedimentary rock resembling limestone.

[French, after Déodat de Dolomieu (1750-1801), French geologist.]

dol′o·mit′ic (-mĭt′ĭk) adj.
dol′o·mit′i·za′tion (-mĭt′ĭ-zā′shən) n.
dol′o·mit·ize′ (-mĭ-tīz′) v.

dolomitize

(ˈdɒləmɪˌtaɪz) or

dolomitise

vb (tr)
to turn into dolomite