“Bringing The Past, Into the Future”

Northern Geological Supplies Ltd
Northern Geological Supplies Ltd

“Bringing The Past, Into the Future”


Dolomite or Dolostone is a carbonate rock composed primarily of the mineral Dolomite.

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Dolostone or dolomite rock is a sedimentary carbonate rock that contains a high percentage of the mineral dolomite, CaMg(CO3)2. Most dolostones formed as a magnesium replacement of limestone or lime mud prior to lithification. It is resistant to erosion & less soluble than limestone in weakly acidic groundwater. Technically, dolostone has a stoichiometric ratio (reaction & product ratio) of nearly equal amounts of magnesium and calcium. This particular example comes from the Clitheroe area of Lancashire. Specimens are supplied in labelled card trays.

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Weight 120 g
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