Rhodochrosite
Rhodochrosite Rho`do*chro"site, n. [Gr. "ro`don the rose + ??? a coloring.] (Min.) Manganese carbonate, a rose-red mineral sometimes occuring crystallized, but generally massive with rhombohedral cleavage like calcite; -- called also {dialogite}. [1913 Webster]

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  • rhodochrosite — /roh deuh kroh suyt/, n. a mineral, manganese carbonate, MnCO3, commonly containing some iron and calcium, and usually rose red in color: a minor ore of manganese; manganese spar. Also called dialogite. [1830 40; < Gk rhodóchros rose colored… …   Universalium

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  • rhodochrosite — noun Etymology: German Rhodocrosit, from Greek rhodochrōs rose colored, from rhod + chrōs color more at chromatic Date: 1836 a rose red mineral consisting essentially of manganese carbonate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rhodochrosite — noun A crystalline mineral composed mainly of manganese carbonate MnCO …   Wiktionary

  • rhodochrosite — [ˌrəʊdə(ʊ) krəʊsʌɪt] noun a mineral consisting of manganese carbonate, typically pink, brown, or grey. Origin C19: from Gk rhodokhrōs rose coloured + ite1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • rhodochrosite — rho·do·chro·site …   English syllables

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