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Dolomite Mineral Uses and Properties

OverviewFormationPropertiesCompositionChemistryUsesGeologyDolomite is a common rock forming mineral. It is a calcium magnesium carbonate with a chemical composition of CaMg(CO3)2. It is the primary component of the sedimentary rock known as dolostone and the metamorphic rock known as dolomitic marble. Limestone that contains some dolomite is known as dolomitic limestone.Online Service

Historical Site in Inyo County, California Dolomite Mine

Dolomite Mine State Route 136 Near Keeler Year 1883 Dolomite Mine. In 1862 this high quality deposit of dolomitic limestone was discovered. Its remote location delayed development until 1883, when the Carson amp; Colorado Railroad was constructed. In 1885, Drew Haven Dunn filed a mining claim and the Inyo Marble Company began quarrying operations.

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Dolomite Mineral information, data and localities.

Dolomite, etc. Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA

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Dolomite Official Website of Mineral Resources

MINERAL DEPOSITS/OCCURRENCES Name of Investigating agency Directorate of Geology and Mining Name of Mineral Dolomite A total of 847 million tonnes of dolomite have been estimated from various parts of the State. Dolomite in the state is mostly used for refractory purposes.

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Dolomite The mineral dolomite information and pictures

The best U.S. occurrences of Dolomite are in the tri state mining district of Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma, especially the localities of Picher and Joplin, Ottawa Co., Oklahoma, where curved groups of lustrous pink, peach, and white crystals occurred with Galena, Sphalerite, and Chalcopyrite. Two other good Midwest localities are Black Rock, Lawrence Co., Arkansas; and the Sweetwater

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Wisconsin Geological amp; Natural History Survey 187; Dolomite

DODGE COUNTY Dolomite is an accessory mineral in the oolitic iron ore of the Neda formation, as exposed in the old mines in T.11N R.16E, east of Neda (Hawley and Beavan, 1934). Dolomite occurs as an important rock forming mineral in the Silurian dolostones exposed in a quarry 3 km. north of Knowles (Soderman and Carozzi, 1963).

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