Baker, Paul A. Department of Geology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
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Sedimentary rock containing more than 50% by weight of the mineral dolomite [CaMg(CO3)2]. The term dolostone is used synonymously. A range of the Alps in northeastern Italy is named the Dolomites because it is composed predominantly of dolomite rock. See also: Dolomite
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