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Dolomite_(mineral)

Carbonate mineral

Dolomite ( /ˈdɒləmaɪt/ carbonate mineral magnesium , ideally CaMg(CO3)2. The term is also used for a sedimentary composed mostly of the mineral dolomite. An alternative name sometimes used for the dolomitic rock type is dolostone.

Identification

Color of mineral

White
Pink
Grey
Red
Brown

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

3.5

Density ( specific gravity )

1.679
1.5

Luster ( interacts light )

Pearly
Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Trigonal