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dolomite  n.  (Geol. & Min.) A mineral consisting of the carbonate of lime and magnesia in varying proportions. It occurs in distinct crystals, and in extensive beds as a compact limestone, often crystalline granular, either white or clouded. It includes much of the common white marble. Also called bitter spar.

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... of August, 1951, show that there had been no consistent improvement from the magnesium-deficiency condition as a result of the dolomite and Epsom salt applications. The scores for the disease caused by Labrella show that applications of phosphorus alone increased the incidence of the disease and those of potassium alone or potassium ...
— Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Forty-Second Annual Meeting • Northern Nut Growers Association

Words linked to "Dolomite" :   Dolomite Alps, stone, rock, atomic number 12, dolomitic, bitter spar, magnesium

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