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Meaning of rhodochrosite

rho•do•chro•site

Pronunciation: (rō"du-krō'sīt), [key]
— n.
  1. a mineral, manganese carbonate, MnCO, commonly containing some iron and calcium, and usually rose-red in color: a minor ore of manganese; manganese spar. Also called
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