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Q.

Which among the following mineral is a carbonate of calcium and magnesium?

 A.

Dolomite

 B.

Huntite

 C.

Ankerite

 D.

Barytocite

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Solution:
Option(A) is correct

Dolomite is a carbonate mineral composed of calcium magnesium carbonate.

The term is also used to describe the sedimentary carbonate rock dolostone.

Limestone that is partially replaced by dolomite is referred to as dolomitic limestone.


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