de dolomitise

dedolomitize

[dee-doh-luh-mahy-tahyz, -mi-, -dol-uh-]
verb (used with object), dedolomitized, dedolomitizing.
to transform (dolomite or dolomitic limestone) by separating the dolomite into calcium carbonate and magnesium carbonate.
Also, especially British, dedolomitise.


Origin:
1900–05; de- + dolomite + -ize

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