braunite

[ brou-nahyt ]

noun
  1. an ore of manganese, 3Mn2O3⋅MnSiO3.

Origin of braunite

1
1830–40; named after A. E. Braun (1809–56), German official; see -ite1

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braunite

/ (ˈbraʊnaɪt) /


noun
  1. 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

Origin of braunite

1
C19: named after A. E. Braun (1809–56), German official in the treasury at Gotha

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