hydrozincite

hydrozincite

[hahy-droh-zing-kahyt]
noun Mineralogy.
a hydrous zinc carbonate, Zn 5 (CO 3 ) 2 (OH) 6 , an important ore of zinc in some localities.

Origin:
1850–55; < German Hydrozinkit; see hydro-, zincite

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