Triploidite Trip*loi"dite, n. (Min.) A manganese phosphate near triplite, but containing hydroxyl instead of fluorine. [1913 Webster]

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  • Triploidite — is a mineral, a phosphate of iron and manganese, formula (MnFe)2(OH)(PO4). Found in Brazil, it comes in a variety of colours, green, yellow, pink or reddish brown. The name is derived from its resemblance to TripliteExternal links*… …   Wikipedia

  • triploidite — trip·loid·ite …   English syllables

  • triploidite — ˈtriˌplȯiˌdīt noun ( s) Etymology: triplite + oid + ite : a mineral (Mn,Fe)2(PO4)(OH) consisting of a yellowish or reddish brown basic phosphate of manganese and iron isomorphous with wolfeite and probably with sarkinite …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of minerals S-T (complete) — It is currently not possible to have a complete list of minerals . The International Mineralogical Association is the international group that recognises new minerals and new mineral names, however minerals discovered before 1959 did not go… …   Wikipedia

  • Triplite — Infobox mineral name = Triplite category = Phosphate mineral boxwidth = boxbgcolor = imagesize = caption = formula = (Mn,Fe)2(PO4)(F,OH) molweight = color = Brown, Salmon, Red habit = Prismatic, Massive to granular system = Monoclinic twinning =… …   Wikipedia

  • List of minerals — This is a List of minerals for which there are Wikipedia articles. Mineral variety names and mineraloids are to be listed after the valid minerals for each letter.For a complete listing (about 4,000) of all mineral names: List of minerals… …   Wikipedia

  • Axinite — – Deposit Topotype, France General Category Borosilicates Chemical formula …   Wikipedia

  • Manganese nodule — Polymetallic nodules, also called manganese nodules, are rock concretions on the sea bottom formed of concentric layers of iron and manganese hydroxides around a core. The core may be microscopically small and is sometimes completely transformed… …   Wikipedia

  • Rhodochrosite — from Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA General Category Mineral species …   Wikipedia

  • Manganite — This article is about the mineral of formula MnO(OH), for other uses of the term manganite see Manganite (disambiguation) Manganite Manganite, Ilfeld, Thuringia, Germany (size: 5.2×4.1×2.7 cm) Gener …   Wikipedia

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