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manganite Line breaks: man¦gan|ite
Pronunciation: /ˈmaŋɡənʌɪt/

Definition of manganite in English:


[mass noun]
A mineral consisting of basic manganese oxide, typically occurring as steel-grey 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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