dolomitic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj dolomitic relating to or consisting of dolomite
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a dolomitic Pertaining to dolomite.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • dolomitic Containing dolomite: said of a limestone when it contains a considerable percentage of carbonate of magnesia, or of dolomite, intermixed with the more or less pure calcareous material of which limestone ordinarily consists.
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Usage

In literature:

We were at the end of the railway and at the beginning of the Dolomites.
"Little Rivers" by Henry van Dyke
Far below is a bleak valley of stunted pine trees through which passes the road of the Dolomites.
"War and the Future" by H. G. Wells
Dolomite also exists in large quantities up to an elevation of five thousand feet, but not beyond this height.
"Eight Years' Wandering in Ceylon" by Samuel White Baker
MOJSISOVIC, E. von, Darwin on 'Dolomit Riffe.
"The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II (of II)" by Charles Darwin
Panda Mokua is a hill two miles below the rapids, capped with dolomite containing copper ore.
"A Popular Account of Dr. Livingstone's Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries And of the Discovery of the Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa (1858-1864)" by David Livingstone
It reminded him a little of those swift piercing streams, neither blue nor green, that gush out of the dolomites.
"The Longest Journey" by E. M. Forster
Tyrol, Mojsisovics on the Dolomites of the.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
Oh, those are the Dolomites.
"Hedda Gabler" by Henrik Ibsen
They plunged into talk of Tyrol, of the Dolomites, of Venice, and, so talking, passed into the dining-room.
"Will Warburton" by George Gissing
Happy to be a dolomite, to be painted by Nataly's pen.
"One of Our Conquerors, Complete" by George Meredith
The exotic materials may be dolomites, limestones, schists, sandstones, or rocks of igneous origin.
"The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays" by J. (John) Joly
All about lie great patches of beautiful dolomite.
"The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to His Death, Volume I (of 2), 1866-1868" by David Livingstone
In chamber 2 of the tomb of Khasekhemui were also found six vases of dolomite and one of carnelian.
"History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 12 (of 12)" by S. Rappoport
Is the scenery Dolomitic?
"Roumania Past and Present" by James Samuelson
By F. W. STODDARD ("Dolomite").
"A Blot on the Scutcheon" by May Wynne
A. Dolomite and sandstone.
"A Manual of Elementary Geology" by Charles Lyell
This came from burning a dolomitic limestone, that is, one containing carbonate of magnesia with the carbonate of lime.
"Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
Many of these contain small quantities of chromium and nickel, and are associated with soapstone, potstone, dolomite, and magnetite.
"Asbestos" by Robert H. Jones
In many cases dolomite is merely a metamorphosed limestone.
"Geology" by James Geikie
Dolomite is easily scratched with the knife, and is semi-transparent.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
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In news:

The moon shines on the Italian Dolomites above Cortina d'Ampezzo, ski resort of the Italian rich and scene of an astonishing raid by tax authorities.
Dolomite has its roots in Syrris, which was founded in 2001 by Mark Gilligan and Richard Gray to address the challenges faced by the pharmaceutical industry.
A Substitute For Dolomite .
But for certain sludge-dwelling bacteria, making dolomite is no problem at all.
The reintroduction of brown bears to Italy's Dolomite Mountains is one of Europe's greatest conservation successes, but locals with dead livestock are not happy.
This winter season, Italiaoutdoors Food and Wine is grouping cultural travel, outdoor fun and gastronomic adventure into one action-packed itinerary with its Gourmet Dolomite Ski Holiday 2013 tour.
It's Monday morning on a bright June day in the Italian Dolomites, and if there's a better place to be riding a motorcycle, then I'm not aware of it.
A low-flying United States military jet on a training flight over the craggy Dolomite mountains here cut the cable of a ski lift today, sending a cable car plunging 260 feet into a snowy meadow and killing everyone aboard.
San Leon Energy PLC said it made an oil discovery in Zechstein Main dolomite in southwestern Poland and is equipping it for near-term production on an electric submersible pump.
Dolopril is the good kind of lime to use, being more slow-release, but standard dolomite lime is also excellent.
A major dolomitic limestone operation creates new productivity for an old quarry and reduces energy costs at the same time.
Shakespeare Oil redefined the structural interpretation of the Devonian Geneva dolomite reservoir in Tonti field, Marion County, Ill.
Add dolomitic lime to rhododendrons.
Many people add dolomitic lime to bring down the acidity.
In Italy's Dolomites, a Hike Through World War I History.
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In science:

As noted by Sawlowicz (2000), the framboidal texture is seen in a number of different minerals other than pyrite, i.e. copper and zinc sulphides, greigite, magnetite, magnesioferrite, hematite, goethite, garnet, dolomite, opal, and even in phosphoric derivatives of allophane.
Magnetism, FeS colloids, and Origins of Life
The long tunnels are bored in a contiguous dolomite rock strata (Galena Platteville), at a typical depth of 30-100 m below the surface. • The Asian site has been chosen from several possible ILC candidate sites in Japan.
ILC Reference Design Report Volume 1 - Executive Summary
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