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Manganese Oxides

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Name:A generic name given to manganese oxides and hydroxides of mixed composition.
Synonym of:Akhtenskite, Asbolane, Birnessite, Buserite, Coronadite, Cryptomelane, Feitknechtite, Groutite, Hausmannite, Hollandite, Manganite, Psilomelane, Pyrochroite, Pyrolusite, Ramsdellite, Ranciéite, Romanèchite, Todorokite, Wad

A review on these minerals has been published by Post (1999).

Classification of Manganese Oxides

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Other Names for Manganese Oxides

Rat's Hair
Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:氧化锰矿物
Traditional Chinese:氧化錳礦物
Manganese Dendrites

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Manganese Oxides

Reference List:

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Post, J. E. (1999): Manganese oxide minerals: crystal structures and economic and environmental significance. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA 96, 3447-3454.

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