hausmannite

noun
haus·​mann·​ite | \ ˈhau̇sməˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of hausmannite

: an opaque mineral Mn3O4 consisting of manganese tetroxide found commonly in brownish black tetragonal crystals

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History and Etymology for hausmannite

J. F. L. Hausmann †1859 German mineralogist + English -ite

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“Hausmannite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hausmannite. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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