What is Dolomite?

Dolomite is a term used by geologists to describe rocks containing Carbonates of Calcium and Magnesium.

What does Dolomite do?

  • Dolomite neutralises soil acidity.
  • Provides the element Calcium essential to maintain plant cell functions.
  • Provides Magnesium essential for chlorophyll production.
  • Stimulates microbacterial activity in the soil to aid plant nutrient availability.
  • Dolomite helps to ensure the breakdown of organic matter and increases the availability of nitrogen to plants.
  • The availability of molybdenum is improved by the use of dolomite on acid soils.

Why use Dolomite?

  • Correct the symptoms of Magnesium deficiency in bananas, citrus, tomatoes, potatoes, cauliflowers and cereals.
  • Neutralise soil acidity caused by frequent application of ammonia and nitrogen based fertilizers.
  • Promote efficient conservation of essential nutrients by soil bacteria.
  • Restore the critical soil balance by normal cropping.
  • Condition & conserve soil.
Typical analysis
Calcium Carbonate: 59%
Magnesium Carbonate: 35%
Calcium: 24% as carbonate
Magnesium: 10% as carbonate
Neutralising Value: 98%
Partice Size: 99% finer than 250 Micron
Typical analysis
Calcium Carbonate: 56.25%
Magnesium Carbonate: 39.6%
Calcium: 22.5% as Carbonate
Magnesium: 11.4% as Carbonate
Neutralising Value: 104%
Particle Size: 98% finer than 250 Micron

MDL dolomiteAll MDL products are available in:
Bulk, Bulk Bags (1 Tonne) and Paper Sacks

MDL will blend Dolomite to a Calcium/Magnesium ratio to suit your requirements.