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manganite Syllabification: man·ga·nite
Pronunciation: /ˈmaNGɡəˌnīt/

Definition of manganite in English:


A mineral consisting of manganese oxyhydroxide, typically occurring as steel-gray or black prisms.
Example sentences
  • Museum-quality specimens of manganite have been collected from the Taylor mine for many years and can be seen in collections around the world.
  • There are exceptions, such as German manganite.
  • It never occurs as a free element, but only in ores such as pyrolusite, manganite, psilomelane, and rhodochrosite.
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