dolomitization

noun
do·​lo·​mi·​ti·​za·​tion | \ ˌdȯ-lə-mə-tə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce dolomitization (audio) , ˌdä-, -ˌmī- \

Definition of dolomitization

: the process of converting into dolomite

Other Words from dolomitization

dolomitize \ ˈdō-​lə-​mə-​ˌtīz How to pronounce dolomitization (audio) , ˈdä-​ \ transitive verb

First Known Use of dolomitization

1862, in the meaning defined above

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“Dolomitization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dolomitization. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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