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  1. knebelite(Noun)

    A silicate mineral, a manganese variety of fayalite that forms dark green orthorhombic crystals.

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  1. Knebelite(noun)

    a mineral of a gray, red, brown, or green color, and glistening luster. It is a silicate of iron and manganese

  2. Origin: [From Major von Knebel.]


  1. Knebelite

    Knebelite is a silicate mineral, a manganese variety of fayalite with formula (Fe,Mn)2SiO4. It forms dark green orthorhombic crystals. It is reported from a variety of locations in Sweden as well as South Africa, Russia, British Columbia, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.


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