dolomite NOUN a mineral or sedimentary rock consisting chiefly of a carbonate of calcium and magnesium.
DERIVATIVES dolomitic adjective.
ORIGIN named after the French geologist Dolomieu (1750 1801).

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  • dolomitic — DOLOMÍTIC, Ă, dolomitici, ce, adj. De dolomită, care conţine dolomită, care este format din dolomită. – Din fr. dolomitique. Trimis de LauraGellner, 18.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  dolomític adj. m., pl. dolomítici; f. sg. dolomítică …   Dicționar Român

  • dolomitic — dol o*mit ic, a. Pertaining to dolomite. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dolomitic limestone —    A limestone containing a significant proportion of the mineral dolomite but in which calcite is more abundant (e.g. 10–45% dolomite, 90–55% calcite). Many dolomitic limestones originate as calcite limestone that is subsequently affected by… …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • dolomitic flour (sand) —    A loose mealy rock or residuum, produced by the disintegration of dolomitic limestones under the processes of karstification [20].    Synonyms: (French.) sable dolomitique; (German.) Dolomitsand, Dolomitasche; (Greek.) dholomitikon alevron;… …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • dolomitic lime — dolomitinės kalkės statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Kalkės, turinčios iki 20–40% MgO. atitikmenys: angl. dolomite lime; dolomitic lime rus. доломитовая известь …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • dolomitic — adjective see dolomite …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dolomitic — See dolomite. * * * …   Universalium

  • dolomitic — adjective Of, pertaining to or containing dolomite …   Wiktionary

  • dolomític — do|lo|mí|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • dolomitic — do·lo·mit·ic …   English syllables

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