[ doh-luh-mahy-tuh-zey-shuh n, -mi-, dol-uh- ]
/ ˌdoʊ ləˌmaɪ təˈzeɪ ʃən, -mɪ-, ˌdɒl ə- /
the conversion of limestone into dolomite.
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Examples from the Web for dolomitization
Dolomites are rarely fossiliferous, as the process of dolomitization tends to destroy any organic remains originally present.
Examples of dolomitization may be obtained in practically every geological formation in which limestones occur.