Definition of manganolite in English:

manganolite

noun

Mineralogy
  • 1Mineralogy= "rhodonite". Now historical.

  • 2Geology. Any rock composed predominantly of manganese minerals.

Origin

Late 19th century. From mangano- + -lite, in sense 1 after German Manganolith.

Pronunciation

manganolite

/maŋˈɡanəlʌɪt//manˈɡanəlʌɪt/