dolomitic limestone

dolomitic limestone

[¦dō·lə¦mid·ik ′līm‚stōn]
(petrology)
A limestone whose carbonate fraction contains more than 50% dolomite. Also known as dolomite rock; dolostone.

dolomitic limestone

Limestone that contains more than 10% but less than 80% of the mineral dolomite.
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The dense, dolomitic limestone has been quarried since the 19th century and will achieve a high polish, similar to marble.
Contract notice: 01-35/2015 Dolomitic limestone for TPP Bitola and TPP Oslomej.
Today, the material mined at the Texas Quarry is primarily dolomitic limestone, used in road construction and producing ready mixed concrete and hot mixed asphalt.
Marc Hebert, a teacher in Boreal's forestry and natural resources program who's heading up the project, believes biochar could be used to replace the dolomitic limestone that is typically used in Sudbury's regreening projects.
Initially, each cone-tainer was filled with potting soil (reed sedge peat, horticultural perlite, ground dolomitic limestone, and slow release fertilizer 0.
The Permian-Triassic boundary located near Haftad Gholleh is an erosional unconformity or disconformity, as in other parts of Iran, where Permian sequences contain dolomitic limestone, shale and sandstone situated below the Triassic sequence at a disconformity.
Dolomitic limestone runoff from Dolctio Quarry was predicted to have negative impacts on Five Mile Creek.
Thrislington has been worked since the 1950s, supplying magnesian and dolomitic limestone to the steel and chemical industries and aggregate materials.
Dolomitic limestone contains magnesium, which is often deficient in soil, and the lime will last for three years.
In preparation for the relight Lafarge supplied by rail initial orders of 15,000 tonnes of both carboniferous limestone from Dowlow and dolomitic limestone - useful for absorbing silica in the iron ore - from Thrislington.
The limestone is characterized by a dolomitic limestone overlaying a darker calcitic limestone unit; it is over 50m thick and has been defined by drilling over a 4km strike.