zinkenite


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zink·en·ite

also zinck·en·ite  (zĭng′kə-nīt′)
n.
A dark gray mineral, Pb6Sb14S27.

[German Zinkenit, after J.K.L. Zinken (1790-1862), German mineralogist.]

zinkenite

(ˈzɪŋkəˌnaɪt) or

zinckenite

n
(Minerals) a steel-grey metallic mineral consisting of a sulphide of lead and antimony. Formula: Pb6Sb14S27
[C19: named after J. K. L. Zincken (1790–1862), German mineralogist]
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Noun1.zinkenite - a steel grey metallic mineral (a sulphide of lead and antimony)zinkenite - a steel grey metallic mineral (a sulphide of lead and antimony)
mineral - solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition