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DOLOMITE

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.

Usage:

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

Physical Properties:

Dolomite

Dolomite  Birthstone

Color
white, yellow, gray, brown or black
Hardness
3.5-4
Specific Gravity
2.85-2.95
Refractive index
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.

Legend:

This sedimentary carbonate, dating to the Cambrian period, was formed in ancient coral and algal reefs.

Occurrence:

Dolomite occurs in the USA, Ontario in Canada, Pamplona in Spain, Switzerland and in Mexico.