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dolomite

A general term for a specific form of calcium-magnesium carbonate that may used as a calcium supplement to ensure healthy bones, which is mined in the Dolomites in northeast Italy. Some of the mineral deposits are contaminated with heavy metals (lead, cadmium, etc.), for which the FDA sets a maximum level of 5 ppm (which dolomite exceedes).

dolomite

a limestone with a high concentration of magnesium. Used as a mineral supplement for animals. Called also dolomitic limestone.
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Such calculation is possible only for non-ferroan dolomites not bearing ankerite (< 2 mol% FeCO3 by Goldsmith & Graf 1958).
Italian Dolomites - an optional excursion of complete contrast.
Visits to Innsbruck, Venice and a tour of the Dolomites and Lake Garda.
As reported in the press release of February 24, 2005, the intersection of the dolomite and lava cover rocks are regarded positively, as identical rocks overly the Witwatersrand quartzites and mineralized conglomerates in the main Witwatersrand basin.
88 ppm) is comparable to that of other ancient dolomites, and is much lower than Sr concentrations in typical modern marine dolomites (~500-800 ppm) (Land 1980).
While in other regions the Via Ferratas were built for tourism, the ones in the Dolomites are mostly of historical origin.
Stay in a wide choice of hotels in some delightful resorts, rest and relax, or join the well-priced optional excursions, which include a Grand Circular lake tour, incomparable Venice, Shakespeare's Verona and the towering Dolomite mountains.
Aiut Alpin Dolomites operations benefit from Airbus Helicopters enhancements incorporated in this latest variant of the versatile EC135 family, which include significant power reserves for increased safety margins during flight and while maneuvering; an improved flight envelope, especially in hot-and-high environments; and an increased maximum takeoff weight of 2,980 kg.
Tours can visit the 'Classic Climbs' in the heart of the Dolomites, combining little known passes known only to the locals with the renowned and rigorous bike climbs that are the highlight of the Giro d'Italia.
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Six types of dolomites (described below) were distinguished, based on crystal size and texture, crystal boundary shape, CL properties and association with dolostone matrix (Fig.
MILAN, Rabi'I 13, 1434, Jan 25, 2013, SPA -- Two skiers were killed on Friday in an avalanche in the Dolomites, close to the resort of Cortina d'Ampezzo in Italy, Reuters cited police as saying.