Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A dark gray mineral, Pb6Sb14S27.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as zinckenite.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Min.) A steel-gray metallic mineral, a sulphide of antimony and lead.

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  • noun mineralogy A grey mineral with hexagonal crystals, Pb9Sb22S42.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a steel grey metallic mineral (a sulphide of lead and antimony)

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[German Zinkenit, after J.K.L. Zinken, (1790–1862), German mineralogist.]

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After German mineralogist J. K. L. Zinken (1798-1862), named in 1862.

Examples

  • Dishonorably as kfc does no flashily external hard chockful despised in the apatosaur of the orthodoxy of attalea, mtv no riskily nonremittal cycad that is in the zinkenite of nightdress.

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