Dolostone vs. Dolomite
Difference Between Dolostone and Dolomite
(geology) A sedimentary carbonate rock that contains a high percentage of the mineral dolomite.
(mineral) A saline evaporite consisting of a mixed calcium and magnesium carbonate, with the chemical formula CaMg(CO3)2; it also exists as the rock dolostone.
a kind of sedimentary rock resembling limestone but consisting almost entirely of the mineral dolomite
a light colored mineral consisting of calcium magnesium carbonate; a source of magnesium; used as a ceramic and as fertilizer