Definition of pyrophanite
: a mineral MnTiO3 that is a manganese titanate isomorphous with geikielite and occurs in blood-red tabular rhombohedral crystals
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Origin and Etymology of pyrophanite
German pyrophanit, from pyr- + -phane + -it -ite
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