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 (dō′lə-mīt′, dŏl′ə-)
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.
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Adj.1.dolomitic - relating to or consisting of dolomite
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Soil liming in forests, supply, application of earth-moist dolomitic dusts and dolomite-wood ash mixtures by means of helicopters and / or blowers
Its Magnesia Specialities business provides a full range of magnesium oxide, magnesium hydroxide and dolomitic lime products.
Licences have been targeted to cover each historical mine and further extensions of the host dolomitic mineralisation.
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The analytical results showed that theoriginal rock was transported from quarries in the present-day Indiawere dolomitic marbles.
Stratabound copper mineralization is hosted in dolomitic sediments of the Allen Bay formation.
1] Ca applied to the soil as dolomitic limestone in the same months as T2; (T4) 4 ml [L.
0 using organic amendments and dolomitic lime, I've found it can be maintained with a light, yearly application of alkaline woodstove ashes.
The Lisbon Pit is somewhat unique in that it contains a gravel pit and a dolomitic limestone quarry in one location.
Overlying the Devonian is a thick Permian/Triassic Khuff Fm, of dolomites and dolomitic limestones with some well-developed anhydrites, especially in the middle of the unit.
The cave was formed in dolomitic marble of undetermined age and is rich in ornaments, especially at its entrance.
The TBMs mined the tunnel through mixed ground conditions of dolomitic siltstone, clay stone, mudstone, and gypsum without causing any adverse surface settlements.