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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

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  • These minerals form with the zinc mineral sphalerite.
  • It is also found in zinc ore (sphalerite) and in coal.
  • This substance occurs as the mineral sphalerite, and is one of the most valued ores of zinc.
  • It is now known that it is relatively abundant in some but not all zinc sulphide (sphalerite or ZnS) ore deposits. for more
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