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Dolomite

This dolomite is used in horticulture, ceramics industry, chemical applications and many other appliances. In addition to this, customers can avail this dolomite at reasonable prices from us.
Features:
• Free from impurities • Longer shelf life • Precise PH value • Accurate formulation
Applications:
• White Detergent • Plastics • Paints • Other Thermoplastics • Polyester Glass Fibre Reinforcements • Ceramics • Powder Coating

Physical Properties of Dolomite

Chemical Classification

Carbonate

Color

Colorless, white, pink, green, gray, brown, black

Streak

White

Luster

Vitreous, pearly

Diaphaneity

Transparent to translucent

Cleavage

Perfect, rhombohedral, three directions

Mohs Hardness

3.5 to 4

Specific Gravity

2.8 to 2.9

Diagnostic Properties

Rhombohedral cleavage, powdered form effervesces weakly in dilute HCl, hardness

Chemical Composition

CaMg(CO3)2

Crystal System

Hexagonal

Uses

Construction aggregate, cement manufacture, dimension stone, calcined to produce lime, sometimes an oil and gas reservoir, a source of magnesia for the chemical industry, agricultural soil treatments, metallurgical flux