zincite


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zinc·ite

 (zĭng′kīt′)
n.
A red to yellow-orange zinc ore, ZnO.

zincite

(ˈzɪŋkaɪt)
n
(Minerals) a red or yellow mineral consisting of zinc oxide in hexagonal crystalline form. It occurs in metamorphosed limestone. Formula: ZnO

zinc•ite

(ˈzɪŋ kaɪt)

n.
a brittle, deep red to orange-yellow mineral, zinc oxide, ZnO, having a crystalline or granular form: formerly an important ore of zinc.
[1850–55]
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At present, ZnO is obtained from zincite, a nature derived mineral.
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