Dolomite is a common rock forming mineral with chemical composition of Calcium Magnesium Carbonate. It is the primary component of sedimentary and metamorphic rock which is rarely found in modern sedimentary environments.
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Most rocks that are rich in dolomite are originally deposited as calcium carbonate mud which in turn are altered as magnesium rich pore water.
Dolomite is similar to the mineral calcite.
It is slightly harder at 3.5 to 4.
It is strongly reactive with cold hydrochloric acid.
It is iso-structural.
Though Dolomite as a mineral has very few uses. Whereas the dolostone has number of uses.
Dolostone is commonly used in construction industry. It is crushed, sized and used as a road base material.
It is also used in the production of cement.
Dolomite is used for acid neutralization in chemical industry.
It is used as an ingredient in production of glass, bricks and ceramics.