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 Nova Scotia Minerals: Dolomitespacer

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DOLOMITE

CaMg(CO3)2
Calcium Magnesium Carbonate


Location
UTM (NAD27)
Zone 20
 Northing 0000000
 Easting 000000
Details:
 Description
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 Cleavage: perfect in three directions forming rhombohedrons

 Colour: pink, can be colorless, white, yellow, gray or even brown or black when iron is present

 Fracture: conchoidal

 Hardness: 3.5-4

 Luster: pearly to vitreous to dull

 Streak: white

 Possible Useage: in some cements, magnesium, mineral specimen

 More Info: Mineral Gallery, Mineralogy Database

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