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 for Rhodochrosite
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rhodochrosite \Rho`do*chro"site\, n. [Gr. "ro`don the rose + ???
     a coloring.] (Min.)
     Manganese carbonate, a rose-red mineral sometimes occuring
     crystallized, but generally massive with rhombohedral
     cleavage like calcite; -- called also dialogite.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a mineral consisting of manganese carbonate; a source of

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