Meaning of manganite


Pronunciation: (mang'gu-nīt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a gray to black mineral, hydrous manganese oxide, MnO(OH); gray manganese ore.
  2. any of a series of salts containing tetravalent manganese and derived from either of two acids, HMnO or HMnO.
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