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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Saudi Dolomite also operates 35 Volvo on-highway trucks for shipping in addition to further wheel loaders.
Calcite (150-500um grain size) and dolomite (100-220um grain size) wereobserved well twinned and cleaved (Figure2d) in these samples also reported by (Zoldfoldi, 2008 andBorghiet.
To measure the zeta-potential of magnesite, dolomite, and quartz, experiments were carried out using the microelectrophoresis method.
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.
Soils and dolomite levels were kept as fixed factors in the model.
Since the aggregate of granite and dolomite is usually used for asphalt mixtures in Lithuania, statistical calculations of quality indexes were made based on these strains of the aggregate.
After 5 min pre-heating, the weighted samples were fed into the operating mixer for 15-20 min at 40 rpm speed and 180[degrees]C temperature to ensure that the dolomite powder were fully wetted by rPP and homogeneity of the mixture.
3] in dolomite was calculated from the results of XRF and chemical analyses in 51 samples where X-ray diffractometry did not reveal the presence of other carbonate minerals.
Steetley Dolomite, acquired from Lafarge's UK lime business by its current management team in 2004, employs 125 people, 10% of whom are apprentices.