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n. - An ore that is the chief source of zinc.

Usage examples (32)
  • Lead and zinc: zinc blende, chalcopyrite, galena, lead, zinc and copper concentrates
  • The deposition of galena, blende, and pyrite in the Galena lead mines still continues.
  • They were standing at the base of the saddle ridge of pitch-blende, looking down the fold limb.
  • Sphalerite or blende (zinc sulfide), the original zinc ore, smithsonite, hydrozincite, willemite. for more
Tutoring comment
  • "Bland" is flavorless, "blend" is to combine or intermingle, while "blende" is a kind of mineral.
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