zincite

Definitions:

  • A red to yellow-orange zinc ore, ZnO.
  • See <internalXref urlencoded="zinkite">zinkite</internalXref>.
  • Native zinc oxide; a brittle, translucent mineral, of an orange-red color; -- called also <altname>red zinc ore</altname>, and <altname>red oxide of zinc</altname>.
  • A yellow, orange or dark-red mineral form of <xref>zinc</xref> <xref>oxide</xref>, often also containing small amounts of manganese, with a <xref>chemical formula</xref> (<xref>Zn</xref>,<xref>Mn</xref>2+)<xref>O</xref>, an important ore of zinc.
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