dolostone


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dolostone

[′dō·lə‚stōn]
(petrology)

dog iron, dog anchor

dog iron
A short bar of iron with its ends bent at right angles and pointed so as to hold together the two pieces into which they are driven.
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Subjacent to that, a dolostone measuring 6cm in thickness is hard, dense, and gray to black in color, and has a strong sulphuorous odor.
The model was tested on two examples of oolithic dolostones and can be easily generalized to model a wide variety of carbonate rocks.
The Escarpment has developed through differential erosion at the contact zone of resistant dolostone units and recessive shales.
The bedrock in southeast Wisconsin is Silurian dolostone of the Milwaukee Formation.
Breccia clasts consist of microcrystalline dolostone petrographically identical to the upper entirely dolomitized portion of the Fenestral Lithofacies.
The less-resistant rock may be shale (Donahue & Adovasio, 1990), dolostone (Willard, 1960), or a loosely cemented, cross-bedded [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE IV OMITTED] sandstone layer (Hall, 1953).
The altered and brecciated dolostone unit appears to extend beyond the present limits of the 144 Zone.
The Lucaogou Formation manifests an apparent sedimentary rhythm, and from bottom to top six segments can be distinguished according to lithologic character: dolostone ([P.
Removal of a one-to-two-metre cover of Leda clay had revealed a unit of dolostone in the Paleozoic Oxford Formation replete with laterally linked domal stromatolites, some up to 4 m in diameter, with synoptic reliefs up to 60 cm (Fig.