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dedolomitization

[dee-doh-luh-mahy-tuh-zey-shuh n, -mi-, -dol-uh-] /diˌdoʊ ləˌmaɪ təˈzeɪ ʃən, -mɪ-, -ˌdɒl ə-/
noun, Geology, Petrology
1.
a metamorphic process in which the magnesium in dolomitic rock forms new minerals, as brucite and forsterite, and the calcium forms calcite.
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