smithsonite

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smithsonite

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Named after James Smithson (1754-1829) in 1832.[1]

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smithsonite (countable and uncountable, plural smithsonites)

  1. (mineralogy) A mineral form of zinc carbonate, ZnCO3, mined as an ore of zinc or as an ornamental stone.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Smithsonite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • smithsonite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016
  1. ^ Richard V. Gaines, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason, and Abraham Rosenzweig: Dana's new mineralogy, John Wiley & Sons, 1997

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smithsonite f (countable and uncountable, plural smithsonites)

  1. (mineralogy) smithsonite

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Noun[edit]

smithsonite f (countable or uncountable, plural smithsoniti)

  1. (mineralogy) smithsonite