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Nsutite

Oxide mineral

Nsutite is a manganese oxide with formula: (Mn)2x where x = 0.06-0.07). It is found in most large manganese , Ghana. Since then, it has been found worldwide. Nsutite is a dull mineral with a hardness of 6.5-8.5 and an average specific gravity in zinc-carbon batteries , but synthetic manganese oxide is gradually replacing it.

Identification

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Hexagonal