dolomite rock


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dolomite rock

[′dō·lə‚mīt ′räk]
(petrology)
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Some customers were reassured their driveways would be layered with strong dolomite rock. But when surveyors checked, the drives were found to have been built on sand.
I dug the trench for the foundation by hand, mixed the cement and laid the dolomite rock foundation myself.
An estimated six million tonnes of dolomite rock (limestone) was crushed, sized and shipped from the company port last year.
Some rocks are chertified dolomite (10 to 50% silica) and represent both intermediate stages of chertification and transitional contact zones between chert and dolomite rock. Chemical analyses of massive chert from the Monument area show relatively pure silica with no unusual impurities.
The event site is also next to a Site of Special Scientific Interest, characterised by a variety of spectacular dolomite rock outcrops, as well as providing habitat for butterflies and small birds.
There are dolomite rocks on which corals can fix on to start the colonisation," Chreiki said.