dolomite dolomite  /ˈdoʊ lə ˌmaɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a kind of sedimentary rock resembling marble or limestone but rich in magnesium carbonate
  2. (n) a light colored mineral consisting of calcium magnesium carbonate; a source of magnesium; used as a ceramic and as fertilizer

Usage(s):

  1. He had taken office a poor man; he left it the owner of plantations, textile factories, a dolomite mine and a candy factory.
  2. The dolomite limestone changes miraculously with the light: blind white at noon gone to pink and rose and peach at sunset.
  3. The blond dolomite limestone walls of the Old City turn from peach to rose toward sunset.

News

  1. Dolomite Mountains: 4 Reasons to Visit San Cassiano

    At the foot of the magnificent La Varella mountain lies the small mountain village of San Cassiano, boasting the typical Dolomites charm and an atmosphere of peace and tranquility as inviting as the breathtaking scenery that surrounds it.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  2. Research and Markets: Hungary Trade of Dolomite: Import, Export, Market Prospects

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Hungary Trade of Dolomite: Import, Export, Market Prosp
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  • "Our target is to get 2,500 metric tonnes of dolomite every day," said a Jigme spokesman, who would not give his name. "Mining here is pollution-free and not hazardous."
    on Jun 4, 2007 By: King Jigme Singye Wangchuck Source: Reuters India

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