zinc blende
noun Date: 1830 sphalerite

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  • Zinc blende — Zinc inc (z[i^][ng]k), n. [G. zink, probably akin to zinn tin: cf. F. zinc, from the German. Cf. {Tin}.] (Chem.) An abundant element of the magnesium cadmium group, extracted principally from the minerals zinc blende, smithsonite, calamine, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zinc blende — zinc′ blende n. mir sphalerite • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • zinc blende — n. SPHALERITE …   English World dictionary

  • Zinc-blende — Sphalérite Sphalérite Catégorie II : sulfures et sulfosels Sphalérite, Mines de Huaron Pérou (4x4cm) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • zinc blende — noun an ore that is the chief source of zinc; consists largely of zinc sulfide in crystalline form • Syn: ↑blende, ↑sphalerite • Hypernyms: ↑mineral • Substance Meronyms: ↑indium, ↑In, ↑atomic …   Useful english dictionary

  • zinc-blende — n. Blende, sulphuret of zinc, false galena, mock lead, black jack …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • zinc blende — Mineral. sphalerite. [1835 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • zinc blende — noun another term for sphalerite …   English new terms dictionary

  • zinc blende — /zɪŋk ˈblɛnd/ (say zingk blend) noun → sphalerite …   Australian English dictionary

  • Zinc — inc (z[i^][ng]k), n. [G. zink, probably akin to zinn tin: cf. F. zinc, from the German. Cf. {Tin}.] (Chem.) An abundant element of the magnesium cadmium group, extracted principally from the minerals zinc blende, smithsonite, calamine, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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