Cadmia


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Cad´mi`a


n.1.(Min.) An oxide of zinc which collects on the sides of furnaces where zinc is sublimed. Formerly applied to the mineral calamine.
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Cadmium was first identified in 1817 as a byproduct of zinc refining, and its name comes from the Latin word for zinc ore, cadmia. However, it is rare, and there was no production of the oxide to speak of until 1840.
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