M.J. Hibbard

Dolomite


Dolomite
   CaMg(CO3)2    Hexagonal-rhombohedral
o Low-T aqueous (diagenetic) environment. (chapter 13)
- White (nonstained) rhombs of dolomite have formed from calcite (stained red) in micritic limestone. Thin section (PPL) view is 1.5 mm wide. Sample provided by J. Kepper.


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