Guy’s rock

After a spell as an officer in the French Army officer, Guy de Dolomieu (1750–1801) became Professor of Mineralogy . . .

A limestone with Mg
Is a local specialty
Of the southern Tyrol region. It was here
Guy Tancrède de Dolomieu –
A guy who knew a thing or tieu –
Named it Dolomite. The reason’s crystal clear!

[Image: Annales des Mines]
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