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dedolomitization

[dee-doh-luh-mahy-tuh-zey-shuh n, -mi-, -dol-uh-]
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noun Geology, Petrology.
  1. a metamorphic process in which the magnesium in dolomitic rock forms new minerals, as brucite and forsterite, and the calcium forms calcite.

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