Overview:The mineral was named by De Saussure in 1792 for French engineer, D. Dolomieu, who described the occurrence of Dolomite rock in 1791. Dolomite is a major ore from which magnesium is separated. Sometimes it is called the 'herb' of rocks.
Dolomite helps to release insomnia, nightmares, irregular sleep
patterns. Encourages original thinking. It is a particularly good
stone for relieving sorrow, and soothing hurt, loneliness and
anxiety. Used to help people
white, yellow, gray, brown or black
1.50 – 1.68
Dolomite:called as the 'Herb' of Rocks.
who lack resourcefulness and who have an acute fear of personal failure. Excels in healing emotional and
physical aspects of heart/lungs. Also used in as an
aggregate for cement and as a flux in blast furnaces.
This sedimentary carbonate, dating to the Cambrian period, was formed in ancient coral and algal reefs.
Dolomite occurs in the USA, Ontario in Canada, Pamplona in Spain, Switzerland and in Mexico.