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Manganese oxide

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Manganese oxide

Manganese oxide is any of a variety of manganese oxides and hydroxides.[1] This includes:

It may refer more specifically to the following manganese minerals:

Manganese may also form mixed oxides with other metals such as Fe, Nb, Ta, ... :

  • Bixbyite, a manganese iron oxide mineral
  • Jacobsite, a manganese iron oxide mineral
  • Columbite, also called niobite, niobite-tantalite and columbate
  • Tantalite, a mineral group close to columbite
  • Coltan, a mixture of columbite and tantalite
  • Galaxite, a spinel mineral
  • Todorokite, a rare complex hydrous manganese oxide mineral


  1. ^ Wells A.F. (1984) Structural inorganic chemistry 5th edition Oxford Science Publications, ISBN 0-19-855370-6.
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