noun hy·dro·zinc·ite \ˌhīdrōˈziŋˌkīt\

Definition of hydrozincite

  1. :  a mineral Zn5(OH)6(CO3)2 consisting of a basic zinc carbonate occurring as white, grayish, or yellowish masses or crusts (specific gravity 3.58–3.8)

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Origin and Etymology of hydrozincite

German hydrozinkit, from hydr- + zink zinc + -it -ite

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