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The systematic distillation of zinc from calamine was not discovered in Europe until the 18th Century.De Re Metallica|Georgius Agricola
When it was afterwards remarked that calamine gave to copper a yellow colour, the same name was conferred on it also.
Hemimorphite occurs with other ores of zinc (calamine and blende), forming veins and beds in sedimentary limestones.
Smithsonite is a carbonate much resembling, and often found with, calamine.The A B C of Mining|Charles A. Bramble
Calamine, kal′a-mīn, n. an ore consisting essentially of carbonate of zinc.