rhodochrosite

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Rhodochrosite

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

rhodochrosite ‎(countable and uncountable, plural rhodochrosites)

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

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