A mineral labeled as also sphalerite and by miners mock lead untrue galena and black colored jack It is a zinc sulphide but usually includes some iron Its shade is normally yellow brown or black and its particular luster resinous
- an ore this is the primary source of zinc; is made up mainly of zinc sulfide in crystalline kind
- A mineral, labeled as additionally sphalerite, and by miners mock lead, false galena, and black-jack. It is a zinc sulphide, but usually contains some metal. Its color is usually yellow, brown, or black, as well as its luster resinous.
- A general term for some nutrients, mainly metallic sulphides which have a significantly brilliant but nonmetallic luster.
an ore of zinc, 1680s, from German Blende, a back-formation from blenden "to blind, deceive" (see blind (adj.)). So named since it resembles lead but does not yield any.
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(letter.) A mineral, called additionally sphalerite, and also by miners mock lead, false galena, and black-jack. Its a zinc sulphide, but often contains some iron. Its color is usually yellowish, brown, or black colored, as well as its luster resinous.
- (letter.) An over-all term for many minerals, chiefly metallic sulphides which have a somewhat brilliant but nonmetallic luster.
It is often associated with blende and pyrites, and with calcite, fluorspar, quartz, barytes, chalybite and pearlspar as gangue minerals; in the upper oxidized parts of the deposits, cerussite and anglesite occur as alteration products.