hydrozincite

[hahy-droh-zing-kahyt]

noun Mineralogy.

a hydrous zinc carbonate, Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6, an important ore of zinc in some localities.

Origin of hydrozincite

1850–55; < German Hydrozinkit; see hydr-2, zincite
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