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Noun: dolomite  'dow-lu,mIt or 'dó-lu,mIt [N. Amer], 'dó-lu,mIt [Brit]
  1. A kind of sedimentary rock resembling marble or limestone but rich in magnesium carbonate
  2. A light coloured mineral consisting of calcium magnesium carbonate; a source of magnesium; used as a ceramic and as fertilizer
    - bitter spar

Derived forms: dolomites

Type of: mineral, rock, stone

Encyclopedia: Dolomite, California