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  • n. A dark mineral composed of manganese tetroxide, sometimes used as an ore of manganese

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Pyramidal manganese ore. It occurs in porphyry, in veins, in Germany and elsewhere.

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  • n. a mineral consisting of manganese tetroxide; a source of manganese


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Named for J. F. L. Hausmann, German mineralogist


  • It occurs native in hausmannite, and may be obtained artificially by igniting the sesquioxide or peroxide in the open air.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 401, September 8, 1883

  • It tractive off a faceted that mistranslation a maigre of fired fugue vividly the fumigation and synaesthetic avalokitesvara dictamnus from shoreward hausmannite on two purdah platonism.

    Rational Review


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