dolostone


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dolostone

(ˈdɒləˌstəʊn)
n
(Geological Science) rock composed of the mineral dolomite
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1 95 Dolostone Average Confidence Probability, conversion limit % factor UCS/PLTI normal 17.
Overlying the rocks of the Horton Group are shallow marine to evaporite deposits of the Windsor Group, comprising a basal stromatolitic laminated dolostone layer overlain by a sporadically developed massive gypsum layer, up to 120 m thick, which is in turn overlain by fossiliferous carbonate rocks and fine-grained clastic rocks typical of a sabkha-mudflat environment (Geldsetzer 1977; Hamblin 1989a).
Farther down section beyond the collapsed blocks a massive dolostone interval contains vugs 6cm
Technically, Queenston limestone is dolostone, slightly harder than its Indiana relative because of its magnesium content.
The rare earths mineralisation has been encountered within the Geolsec formation and within surrounding rocks of Coomalie Dolostone and Whites Formation.
This outcrop was mapped as Upper Devonian Ohio Shale by Reidel (1975) and lies stratigraphically above (immediately downstream of) a Middle Silurian dolostone.
Here we present in detail the specific reconstruction of an oolithic dolostone (Biswal et al.
Caves, sinkholes, disappearing streams, and large springs are common topographical features of the Cedars, a terrain called karst that was formed in limestone and dolostone bedrock.
Pure dolostone, dolomitic marlstone, siliciclastic sediments, and mixed carbonate-siliciclastic rocks are represented in southern and southeastern Estonia (lueesment & Shogenova 2005).
The Attawapiskat region is comprised of karst landforms, generally the result of mildly acidic rainfall acting on soluble limestone or dolostone bedrock.