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braunite

[ brou-nahyt ]
/ ˈbraʊ naɪt /
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noun
an ore of manganese, 3Mn2O3⋅MnSiO3.
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Origin of braunite

1830–40; named after A. E. Braun (1809–56), German official; see -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for braunite

braunite
/ (ˈbraʊnaɪt) /

noun
a brown or black mineral that consists of manganese oxide and silicate and is a source of manganese. Formula: 3Mn 2 O 3 .MnSiO 3

Word Origin for braunite

C19: named after A. E. Braun (1809–56), German official in the treasury at Gotha
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