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2011-05-26 14:08:53

Finds that rocks used as key geologic evidence were formed deep within Earth millions of years after the ice age ended.


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2005-05-26 11:01:09

Dolomite is a mineral (formula CaMg(CO3)2) consisting of a calcium magnesium carbonate found in crystals and in beds as dolostone. A pure form of dolostone would be rare, however; it usually intergrades with limestone and is referred to as dolomitic limestone, or in old U. S. geologic literature as magnesian limestone. Dolomite has physical properties similar to those of the mineral calcite, but is less soluble in hydrochloric acid. There is uncertainty as to the cause of its formation,...

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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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