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  • n. An orthorhombic-disphenoidal mineral containing hydrogen, oxygen, sulfur, and zinc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Native hydrous sulphate of zinc, or zinc vitriol, found in the mines near Goslar in the Harz. Also called white copperas.

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