manganous hydroxide


: a crystalline amphoteric compound Mn(OH)2 that is found in nature as pyrochroite, that is obtained synthetically as a white precipitate by adding alkali to a solution of a manganous salt, and that rapidly turns brown in air by oxidation

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“Manganous hydroxide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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