Definition of manganapatite in US English:

manganapatite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A dark bluish-green variety of apatite containing manganese.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Dana (1849–1935), mineralogist and physicist. From German Manganapatit from Mangan + Apatit.

Pronunciation

manganapatite

/ˌmaŋɡənˈapətʌɪt/