ferromanganese

noun
fer·​ro·​man·​ga·​nese | \ ˌfer-ō-ˈmaŋ-gə-ˌnēz How to pronounce ferromanganese (audio) , -ˌnēs\

Definition of ferromanganese

: an alloy of iron and manganese containing usually about 80 percent manganese and used in the manufacture of steel

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Brazil, for example, filed an application in December 2018 that included the Rio Grande Rise, a deep-ocean mountain range 1500 kilometers southeast of Rio De Janeiro that's covered in cobalt-rich ferromanganese crusts. Richard Kemeny, Science | AAAS, "As countries battle for control of North Pole, science is the ultimate winner," 20 June 2019

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First Known Use of ferromanganese

1864, in the meaning defined above

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