General: A black mineral that can form a crust on rock, or also occur in potato-shaped masses which also contain cobalt, copper, and nickel (see manganese nodule)
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Bates, R.L. and J.A. Jackson, Eds. (1984). Dictionary of Geological Terms. Anchor Press, New York, NY, 557 pp.
Citation: manganese crust (unknown) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/manganese%20crust. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-09-26.