manganese naphthenate

manganese naphthenate

[′maŋ·gə‚nēs ′naf·thə‚nāt]
(organic chemistry)
Hard brown resinous mass, soluble in mineral spirits; melts at 135°C; contains 6% manganese in commercial solutions; used as a paint and varnish drier.
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