Collection: Dolomite

Dolomite is a mineral composed mainly of calcium and magnesium carbonate, with traces of other minerals. It forms in marine and lake environments, where water rich in calcium and magnesium reacts with organic matter and sediments.

Dolomite is used in a variety of industrial and commercial applications, thanks to its unique properties. Here are some examples:

  1. Agriculture: Dolomite is used as a soil pH corrector, as it can neutralize acidity and increase nutrient availability. It can also improve soil structure and retain moisture.

  2. Construction: Dolomite is used as a construction material in the manufacture of bricks, cement and mortar. It can also be used as an aggregate in asphalt and glass manufacturing.

  3. Steel industry: Dolomite is used as a fluxing agent in steel production. It helps reduce the temperature needed to melt iron and improves the quality of steel.

  4. Chemical industry: Dolomite is used as a raw material in the manufacture of chemical products, such as magnesium carbonate and magnesium sulfate.

  5. Water treatment: Dolomite is used as a reagent to adjust pH and remove contaminants from water.

  6. Decoration: Dolomite is often used as a decorative stone in gardens, aquariums, and as a material for carving sculptures.