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Princeton's WordNet

  1. psilomelanenoun

    a mineral consisting of hydrated basic oxide of manganese and barium; a source of manganese

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  1. psilomelanenoun

    Any hard, black hydrous manganese oxide with variable amounts of barium and potassium.

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  1. Psilomelane

    Psilomelane is a group name for hard black manganese oxides including hollandite and romanechite. Psilomelane consists of hydrous manganese oxide with variable amounts of barium and potassium. Psilomelane is erroneously, and uncommonly, known as black hematite, despite not being related to true hematite, which is an iron oxide.

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  1. psilomelane

    Psilomelane is a group name for hard black manganese oxides including hollandite and romanechite. It is a mineral consisting chiefly of hydrous manganese oxide, typically found in the form of shiny, metallic-looking, botryoidal or reniform (kidney-like) masses. It is an important ore of manganese, often used for its aesthetic properties in crystal and gem collections.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Psilomelanenoun

    a hydrous oxide of manganese, occurring in smooth, botryoidal forms, and massive, and having an iron-black or steel-gray color

  2. Etymology: [Gr. bare + , , black.]

Wikidata

  1. Psilomelane

    Psilomelane, also known as black hematite, is a group name for hard black manganese oxides such as hollandite and romanechite. Psilomelane consists of hydrous manganese oxide with variable amounts of barium and potassium.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of psilomelane in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of psilomelane in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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