Dolostone?

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Dolostone or Dolomite is a rock that was formed by deposition of carbonates. It contains a very high percentage of the mineral called dolomite which contains mainly calcium magnesium carbonate.
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Dolostone and granite are similar because they are both intrusive igneous rocks. They are both used as structure for building materials. Granite is often used for countertops and
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Calcium and Magnesium ions the building blocks of dolomite or dolostone are formed under
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Chemically, the distinction between limestone and dolostone is that the first one is chiefly composed of calcite, CaCO3, whereas the second is rich in MgCO3-Dolomite-. Therefore,
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(Earth Sciences / Geological Science) rock composed of the mineral dolomite
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