zinc blende


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zinc blende

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zinc blende

n
(Minerals) another name for sphalerite
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sphal•er•ite

(ˈsfæl əˌraɪt, ˈsfeɪ lə-)

n.
an ore mineral, zinc sulfide, ZnS.
[1865–70; < Greek sphaler(ós) slippery, deceptive + -ite1]
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Noun1.zinc blende - an ore that is the chief source of zinczinc blende - an ore that is the chief source of zinc; consists largely of zinc sulfide in crystalline form
atomic number 49, indium, In - a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
atomic number 81, thallium, Tl - a soft grey malleable metallic element that resembles tin but discolors on exposure to air; it is highly toxic and is used in rodent and insect poisons; occurs in zinc blende and some iron ores
mineral - solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
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References in periodicals archive ?
Longo, "Zinc blende versus wurtzite ZnS nanoparticles: control of the phase and optical properties by tetrabutylammonium hydroxide," Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, vol.
The semiconductors of I-III-[VI.sub.2] family are isoelectronic with the zinc blende II-VI compound semiconductors.