Dolomite and limestone are used in similar uses for many applications. They are crushed and used as an aggregate in construction projects. In the chemical industry, dolomite is used as an origin of magnesia. The steel industry uses dolomite as a sintering agent in processing iron ore and as a flux in the production of steel.
Dolomite is used in the production of glass and ceramics. It is also reduce in the production of cement and cut into blocks of specific size known as "dimension stone." Dolomite powder calcium carbonate mud accumulates in the form of shell debris, fecal material, coral fragments, and carbonate precipitates.