zinkenite

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Zinkenite

Etymology[edit]

After German mineralogist J. K. L. Zinken (1798-1862), named in 1862.[1]

Noun[edit]

zinkenite (usually uncountable, plural zinkenites)

  1. (mineralogy) A grey mineral with hexagonal crystals, Pb9Sb22S42.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Richard V. Gaines, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason, and Abraham Rosenzweig: Dana's new mineralogy, John Wiley & Sons, 1997