mallardite

mallardite

[mə′lär‚dīt]
(mineralogy)
MnSO4·7H2O A pale-rose, monoclinic mineral composed of hydrous manganese sulfate.
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Mallardite was reported as efflorescences in the Moon Anchor mine (Lindgren and Ransome, 1906).
Existing mineral nomenclature already displays a number of examples of unfortunately similar names that are easily confused; names such as celadonite and caledonite, or mallardite and malladrite can easily be misspelled; names such as rhodesite, rhodizite and rhodusite are euphonically very similar.