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Glossary

Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms

dolomitic flour (sand)
A loose mealy rock or residuum, produced by the disintegration of dolomitic limestones under the processes of karstification [20]. Synonyms: (French.) sable dolomitique; (German.) Dolomitsand, Dolomitasche; (Greek.) dholomitikon alevron; (Spanish.) arena dolomitica; (Turkish.) dolomit kumu; (Yugoslavian.) dolomitni pijesak, d. pesak, d. pesek.