rhodochrosite

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English[edit]

Rhodochrosite

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ῥοδόχρως (rhodókhrōs, having rosy colour), from ῥόδον (rhódon, rose) + χρώς (khrṓs, colour).

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rhodochrosite (countable and uncountable, plural rhodochrosites)

  1. (mineralogy) A crystalline mineral composed mainly of manganese carbonate MnCO3.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Frequently misspelt *rhodocrosite.

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