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Smithsonite is a carbonate much resembling, and often found with, calamine.The A B C of Mining|Charles A. Bramble
Zinc occurs in nature most commonly as sulphide (blende); it also occurs as carbonate (calamine) and silicate (smithsonite).A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
In this condition it presents more surface to the action of zinc or calamine, and combines with it more readily.
It is accompanied by zinc ore (calamine), especially in the upper parts of the mountain.
The calamine-and-zinc oxide lotion used in acute eczema is also often extremely valuable.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon