Dolomieu and the First Description of Dolomite

  1. Bruce Purser,
  2. Maurice Tucker and
  3. Donald Zenger
  1. D. H. Zenger1,
  2. F. G. Bourrouilh-Le Jan2 and
  3. A. V. Carozzi3

Published Online: 14 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304077.ch2

Dolomites: A Volume in Honour of Dolomieu

Dolomites: A Volume in Honour of Dolomieu

How to Cite

Zenger, D. H., Bourrouilh-Le Jan, F. G. and Carozzi, A. V. (1994) Dolomieu and the First Description of Dolomite, in Dolomites: A Volume in Honour of Dolomieu (eds B. Purser, M. Tucker and D. Zenger), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304077.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geology, Pomona College, Claremont, California 91711, USA

  2. 2

    Laboratoire CIBAMAR, Bâtiment de Géologie-Recherche, Université de Bordeaux I, Avenue des Facultés, 33405 Talence Cedex, France

  3. 3

    Department of Geology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801-2999, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 MAY 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632037872

Online ISBN: 9781444304077

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Keywords:

  • Dolomieu and first description of dolomite;
  • combined meeting on carbonate platforms and dolomitization – rock dolomite by Deodat de Dolomieu;
  • Sassolungo, near Ortisei - spectacular Triassic carbonate platforms in dolomites;
  • Dolomieu – referring to locations in his ‘Primitive Mountains’;
  • Journal de Physique publishing Dolomieu's paper - ‘On a Type of Calcareous Rock that Reacts Very Slightly with Acid’;
  • Dolomieu - proponent of volcanic origin of basalt