hauerite


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hauerite

[′hau̇·ə‚rīt]
(mineralogy)
MnS2 A reddish-brown or brownish-black mineral composed of native manganese sulfide; occurs massive or in octahedral or pyritohedral crystals.
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Mineralogic observations from major sulfur mining districts around the world support the view that hauerite is a useful pathfinder mineral.
The presence of hauerite in a favorable geologic setting has become a useful pathfinder mineral in the exploration for new sulfur resources.
A second record of hauerite associated with Gulf Coast salt domes.