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Manganite Definition

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[n] a black mineral consisting of basic manganese oxide; a source of manganese

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\Man"ga*nite\, n.
1. (Min.) One of the oxides of manganese; -- called also {gray manganese ore}. It occurs in brilliant steel-gray or iron-black crystals, also massive.
2. (Chem.) A compound of manganese dioxide with a metallic oxide; so called as though derived from the hypothetical manganous acid.

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