Dolomite is an anhydrous carbonate mineral composed of calcium magnesium carbonate. The term is also used for a sedimentary carbonate rock composed mostly of the mineral dolomite. An alternative name sometimes used for the dolomitic rock type is dolostone.

Specimen Information

Store: Pacific Museum of the Earth, University of British Columbia

Collection: UBC Collection

Accession #: 2724

Primary Mineral: Dolomite

Secondary Mineral: –

Site Locality: –

Location: Quatsino, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Special Features: n/a

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