Manganese Oxide Powder is the inorganic compound with the formula MnO. This blackish or brown solid occurs naturally as the mineral pyrolusite, which is the main ore of manganese and a component of manganese nodules.
- The principal use for MnO2 is for dry-cell batteries, such as the alkaline battery and the zinc-carbon battery.
- MnO - Uused as an inorganic pigment in ceramics and in glassmaking..
- It is used as a reagent in organic synthesis, for example, for the oxidation of allylic alcohols.