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zinckenite

[zing-kuh-nahyt] /ˈzɪŋ kəˌnaɪt/
noun, Mineralogy.
1.

zinkenite

or zinckenite

[zing-kuh-nahyt] /ˈzɪŋ kəˌnaɪt/
noun
1.
a steel-gray mineral with metallic luster, lead antimony sulfide, Pb 6 Sb 14 S 27 .
Origin of zinkenite
1825-1835
1825-35; < German Zinkenit, named after J. K. L. Zincken (1790-1862), German mineralogist and mining director; see -ite1
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zinckenite

/ˈzɪŋkəˌnaɪt/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of zinkenite

zinkenite

/ˈzɪŋkəˌnaɪt/
noun
1.
a steel-grey metallic mineral consisting of a sulphide of lead and antimony. Formula: Pb6Sb14S27
Word Origin
C19: named after J. K. L. Zincken (1790–1862), German mineralogist
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