coronadite

noun

cor·​o·​na·​dite
ˌkȯrəˈnäˌdīt
plural -s
: a lead and manganese oxide MnPbMn6O14 that is an important constituent of manganese ore, occurs in black massive form with fibrous structure and is isostructural with hollandite

Word History

Etymology

Francisco Vásquez Coronado †1554 Spanish explorer + English -ite; from its occurrence in the Coronado vein, Greenlee county, southeast Arizona

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“Coronadite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coronadite. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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