Origin of dolerite
OTHER WORDS FROM doleritedol·er·it·ic [dol-uh-rit-ik], /ˌdɒl əˈrɪt ɪk/, adjective
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Generally speaking, the soils produced from diorite are superior to those from dolerite.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry|Thomas Anderson
It stood on edge, and several dikes of basalt, with dolerite, had cut through it.Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa|David Livingstone
As the rocks lie in a horizontal position, on most of the islands of the group only the basalts or dolerite are visible.
They have distinct craters, and the material of which the mountain is formed is basalt or dolerite.Volcanoes: Past and Present|Edward Hull
The mineral is occasionally found as concretionary masses (sphaerosiderite) in cavities in basic igneous rocks such as dolerite.