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Dolomite is calcium magnesium carbonate with rhombohedral shaped crystals. It is harder and more dense than calcite, and slightly more acid resistant.
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As a mineral, Dolomite shares many of the same properties as limestone and can be used, for example, as an extender in paints, as a filler in carpet backing compounds and thermosetting resins and in the glass industry.
IMERYS is a leading producer of high brightness dolomite from production plants in Southwest France.
|Mineralogy: Dolomite with some calcite or magnesite|
|Typical Aspect Ratio:||3:1|
|Moisture: (max %)||0.2|