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Meaning of SPHALERITE

Pronunciation:  'sfalu`rIt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an ore that is the chief source of zinc; consists largely of zinc sulfide in crystalline form
 

SPHALERITE is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: blende, zinc blende
 
 See Also: atomic number 49, atomic number 81, In, indium, mineral, thallium, Tl

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sphal"er*ite\, n. [Gr. ??? slippery, uncertain. See
{Blende}.] (Min.)
Zinc sulphide; -- called also {blende}, {black-jack}, {false
galena}, etc. See {Blende}
(a) .

 

 

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