Definition of Dolomitization

1. Noun. (geology) The conversion of a limestone rock into dolomite by replacement of calcium by magnesium ¹



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Definition of Dolomitization

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dolomitization

dolmans
dolmas
dolmeh
dolmen
dolmenic
dolmens
dolmus
dolmuses
dolmush
dolmushes
doloire
doloires
dolomite
dolomites
dolomitic
dolomitization (current term)
dolomitizations
dolomitize
dolomitized
dolomitizes
dolomitizing
dolomization
dolomized
dolomol
dolophine hydrochloride
dolor
dolor capitis
doloresite
doloriferous
dolorific

Literary usage of Dolomitization

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1916)
"DISCUSSION AND CORRESPONDENCE RESULTS OF A STUDY OF dolomitization THE writer believes that most dolomites were formed in the sea. Facts favoring this view ..."

2. Metamorphic Geology: A Text-book by Charles Kenneth Leith, Warren Judson Mead (1915)
"dolomitization OF LIMESTONE The dolomitization of limestone is described under a separate heading for the reason that it may be only partly an anamorphic ..."

3. Text-book of Geology by Sir Archibald Geikie (1902)
"dolomitization.—Another alteration which, from the labors of Von Buch, received in the early decades of the 19th century much attention from geologists, ..."

4. Bulletin by Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology (1905)
"In 1898 Mr. Stanley Gardineri attributed the dolomitization of coral islands to the greater insolubility, in water containing carbon dioxide, of the double ..."

5. Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey of Great Britain and the Museum by Geological Survey of Great Britain (1907)
"Similar dolomitization, however, has affected practically the whole of the ... There, dolomitization in the lower part of the zone increases northwards to ..."

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