dolomite


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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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The Dolomite had a handicap it was launched at a time when Triumph was under the British Leyland banner and although it was shown in 1971 at the London Motor Show, strikes and industrial disputes slowed full production until October 1972.
Although it had a rather strange development with switches of powered wheels, the range of cars that culminated in the Dolomite were all pleasant.
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The authors determined correlation dependence of physical, mechanical, and geometric indexes of granite between SI and SZ, and correlation dependence of physical, mechanical, and geometric indexes of dolomite between: SI and SZ; FI and SZ; SI and LA; FI and LA.
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Our taste of the Dolomites ended with dinner in the first-class Restaurant Tubladel - where homegrown venison was a highlight - and then we were off to enjoy Lake Garda.
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The Lower Silurian includes the Manitoulin Formation, which consists of fossiliferous dolomite and limestone, and the Cabot Head Shale, which is a shale with thin interbeds of limestone containing the evaporites anhydrite and gypsum.
Besides the pulp, the compost includes cattle manure, weeds, sugar cane bagasse, dolomite and milled granite, most of which are produced at the farm.