Australian scientists discover dolomite in coral reefs

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Published: Friday, 16 December 2011

Discovery might not spark mining, but mineral science will benefit

By MJ Deschamps

 

A hidden stash of the mineral dolomite has been discovered in coral reefs around the globe, and while the revelation is not expected to lead to controversial mining of these biodiverse marine habitats, there may well be commercial spin-offs, IM was told.

 

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