dialogite
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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  • Dialogite — Di*al o*gite, n. [From Gr. ? an arguing.] (Min.) Native carbonate of manganese; rhodochrosite. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dialogite — /duy al euh juyt /, n. Mineral. rhodocrosite. [1820 30; < Gk dialog(é) selection, deriv. of dialégein to select (dia DIA + légein to speak) + ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • dialogite — di·al·o·gite …   English syllables

  • dialogite — dīˈaləˌjīt noun ( s) Etymology: German dialogit, from Greek dialogē enumeration, estimate (from dialegein to pick out, from dia + legein to speak) + German it ite : rhodochrosite …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • CARBONATES NATURELS — Les carbonates sont des minéraux largement représentés à la surface du globe. Le carbonate de calcium, en particulier, est le constituant principal des coquilles de nombreux organismes. On le retrouve surtout dans la lithosphère sous forme de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • rho|do|chro|site — «ROH doh KROH syt», noun. a mineral consisting essentially of manganese carbonate and usually occurring in rose red crystals; dialogite. Formula: MnCO3 ╂[< German Rhodochrosit < Greek rhodóchrōs, chrōtos rose colored (< rhódon rose +… …   Useful english dictionary

  • diallogite — see dialogite …   Useful english dictionary

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