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For the surname, see Wad (surname). For the tree, see Ficus benghalensis.

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Wad is an old mining term for any black manganese oxide or hydroxide mineral rich rock in the oxidized zone of various ore deposits. Typically closely associated with various iron oxides. Specific mineral varieties include pyrolusite, lithiophorite, nsutite, takanelite, and vernadite.


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