Supplier of Dolomite
Pratibha Refractory Minerals was established in 1987 in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. It supplies, manufactures and export minerals like talc powder, dolomite and kaolin. Pratibha Refractory Minerals is one of the best Supplier of Dolomite in India and all over the globe. It produces the best quality of Dolomite which is fine and of good quality. Further we endeavor to maintain a good reputation among our clients.
About Dolomite: Supplier of Dolomite
Dolomite is composed of calcium magnesium carbonate and its chemical formula is CaMg(CO3)2 .The amount of calcium and magnesium is equal but sometimes small amount of iron and manganese may also be present. It is composed of 52.06% oxygen, 13.03% carbon, 13.18% magnesium, and 21.73% calcium. It is a soft mineral that occurs in crystals and sometimes in giant sedimentary rocks. Along with calcite and aragonite, dolomite makes up approximately 2 percent of the Earth’s crust.
The pure mineral is white in occurrence but when in impure form it can be pink yellow brown and gray. The yellowish brown color is due to presence of iron. Manganese content may give rosy pink color to crystal. The dolomite of dolostones is one of the most interesting of all the major rock-forming minerals. The structure of crystal of dolomite looks like calcite structure.
There are two types of Dolomites – Dolostone and dolomitic marble. Primary component of sedimentary rock is called Dolostone and the metamorphic rock is called dolomitic marble.
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Properties of Dolomite
Dolomite appears in many different types of environments and its structural, textural and chemical characteristics may vary. The mechanism of formation of crystals may vary. Its crystals range from transparent to translucent but typically they are translucent to opaque. It is both the mineral and rock type. The most common type of dolomite rock is a former limestone then it was dolomitized.
The structure of Dolostone is granular. The size of each grain ranges from microscopic up to a few millimeters across. They are common in group of rhombohedral crystals often with curved, saddle like faces. In powdered form, dolomite dissolves readily with effervescence in warm acids.
Crystals of dolomite- Supplier of Dolomite
Applications of Dolomite
Dolomite is used as an ornamental stone. It is raw material for the manufacture of cement. It is widely used in petroleum industry. Large quantity of dolomite is used in production of float glasses. Dolomite and dolomitic lime stones are widely used in horticulture. Home and container gardening are the common examples of horticulture. It is used to maintain the pH of soils for better plantation. It is also used as a substrate to maintain the pH of salt water. Its reaction with acid also makes it useful. Therefore it is used for acid neutralization in chemical industries. It can be used as road base material.
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It is a source of Magnesia (MgO). It can be used in Paper Industry, Pharmaceutical Industry, Paint Industry, Rubber Industry, Plastic Industry, Tires Industry, Wall Putty Industry, PVC pipes, Ceramic Tiles, Detergent and Pottery. It has medical uses too. It can help develop stamina for dealing with hyperactive people. It is used for strengthening bones, teeth and muscles. Pink dolomite is used to treat insomnia.
Office Address: 147, Road # 9, Ashok Nagar, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India 313001
Mohit Lakhani:- +91-9413034047
Pratibha Refractory Minerals is widely accepted all over the world as the best Supplier of Talc Powder, Dolomite and Kaolin.