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Origin of blende
Examples from the Web for blende
It probably is not rich enough for amalgamation, as it contains a superior bulk of iron pyrites, blende, lead and earthy matter.The South-West|Jonathon Holt Ingraham
In external form these crystals are cubic with inclined hemihedrism, the symmetry being the same as in blende and tetrahedrite.
The deposition of galena, blende, and pyrite in the Galena lead mines still continues.
They are often accompanied by the sulphate of barytes, or by calcareous spar; sometimes by blende, or iron pyrites.
Hemimorphite occurs with other ores of zinc (calamine and blende), forming veins and beds in sedimentary limestones.
Word Origin for blende
an ore of zinc, 1680s, from German Blende, a back-formation from blenden "to blind, deceive" (see blind (adj.)). So called because it resembles lead but does not yield any.