zinc-sulfide

zinc sulfide

noun Chemistry.
a white to yellow, crystalline powder, ZnS, soluble in acids, insoluble in water, occurring naturally as wurtzite and sphalerite: used as a pigment and as a phosphor on x-ray and television screens.

Origin:
1880–85

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zinc sulfide

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a yellow to white crystalline fluorescent compound that occurs naturally as sphalerite or wurtzite and is used as a luminous pigment 
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