Dolomite

By: Michael Piccolo

Dolomite's are located in location- in the north-east of Italy, between the Austrian border in the north They lie in the most northern regions of Italy, Veneto and Trentino.

Interesting Facts

1. It is made up of calcium magnesium carbonate.

2. It is used to make the medicine application magnesia.

Two minerals that are harder than Dolomite are Quartz and Chert.Two minerals that are softer than Dolomite are Dolostone and Gypsum

color- colorless,white,pink,grey,gray brown,black.

streak-white.

luster-vitreous pearly.

hardness-3.5

crystalshape-saddle-shaped curved.

cleavage-none.

Credits:

Created with images by James St. John - "Amethyst (Brazil) 6" • James St. John - "Geodes fluorescing"

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