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dolomitization

[doh-luh-mahy-tuh-zey-shuh n, -mi-, dol-uh-] /ˌdoʊ ləˌmaɪ təˈzeɪ ʃən, -mɪ-, ˌdɒl ə-/
noun, Geology.
1.
the conversion of limestone into dolomite.
Origin of dolomitization
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65; dolomitize + -ation
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