Definitions

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  • n. A sedimentary carbonate rock that contains a high percentage of the mineral dolomite

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a stone or rock entirely composed of the mineral dolomite.

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Examples

  • The soils are well drained silty loess over residuum, dolostone, limestone, or sandstone.

    Ecoregions of Wisconsin (EPA)

  • It's full of a high-quality aggregate the term for sand, gravel and crushed stone called amabel dolostone that's needed to build roads and homes.

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • Ideally, high quality gravel - like Amabel dolostone - would be sourced 75 kilometres or less from the Greater Toronto Area.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • It proposes to peel back its potato fields to mine more than 2,300 acres 937 hectares of a high quality limestone called Amabel dolostone.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • IMAGE INFORMATION: Except for formations such as this dolostone column of the Turkut Formation near the Khorbusonka River, the Siberian Arctic is flat.

    VT Campus News

  • Unweathered galena occurs along fractures filled with silica and barite and elsewhere as disseminations within the matrix of the dolostone.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • Smithsonite (ZnCO3) is the predominant ore mineral, occurring as a replacement to dolostone and limestone.

    StreetInsider.com News Articles

  • When Mr. Elgar also wondered if the pit was really needed, Mr. Parkin told him the plan is to mine dolostone.

    Orangeville

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