Etymology of Dolomite
Know more about the etymology and class of Dolomite. Etymology of Dolomite gives the information about the history of Dolomite, its origin and how it is formed. In some cases, the etymology depends on Formation of Dolomite. The Dolomite etymology is From French, from the name of Dolomieu (1750–1801), the French geologist who discovered the rock.
Class of Dolomite
After going through the etymology of Dolomite and Dolomite definition, let us now discuss about the class of Dolomite. Class of Dolomite is Sedimentary Rocks. Dolomite Class gives the category of rocks in which Dolomite falls. Other than Sedimentary Rocks, Dolomite is also categorized into:
- Durable Rock and Medium Hardness Rock
- Coarse grained rock, Fine grained rock, Medium grained rock and Opaque rock