Knebelite
Knebelite Kne"bel*ite, n. [From Major von Knebel.] (Min.) A mineral of a gray, red, brown, or green color, and glistening luster. It is a silicate of iron and manganese. [1913 Webster]

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  • knebelite — ˈnābəˌlīt noun ( s) Etymology: German knebelit, from Karl Ludwig von Knebel died 1834 German translator + German it ite : a variously colored mineral (Fe,Mn)2SiO4 consisting of iron manganese silicate and occurring especially in Sweden (sp. gr. 4 …   Useful english dictionary

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