What is Dolomitization? - Formation, Origin & Formula


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Dolomite is formed from which type of rock?

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1. Which element is abundant in dolomite but not in limestone?

2. Where does dolomite typically form?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess your knowledge of dolomite formation with this quiz/worksheet combination. When you answer the questions, you'll be covering important topics like the rock that dolomite is formed from and an abundant element in dolomite.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will test you on the following:

  • Location where dolomite usually forms
  • The first discovery of dolomite
  • Difference between dolomite and another type of rock

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on the formation of dolomite, including an element that is found in abundance in dolomite
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the rock that dolomite comes from and when dolomite was first identified
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the place where dolomite typically forms

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about this mineral, you can review the lesson named What is Dolomitization? - Formation, Origin & Formula. You'll be going over these points:

  • Mountains where dolomite was discovered
  • The process of dolomitization
  • Underground oil reserves associated with dolomite