Dictionary:Dolomitization

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{{#category_index:D|dolomitization}} (dō, l∂ m∂d ∂ zā’ sh∂n) The process by which limestone is converted to dolomite or dolomitized limestone by magnesium carbonate replacing calcium carbonate. Usually produced by flushing with magnesium-bearing meteoric water or seawater.