menaccanite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Menaccan +‎ -ite, after the place in Cornwall where it was first found.

Noun[edit]

menaccanite (countable and uncountable, plural menaccanites)

  1. (mineralogy) A black or steel-grey mineral consisting chiefly of the oxides of iron and titanium.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Menaccanite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • menaccanite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016