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General Zinc Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Zn
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 65.39 gm
   Zinc 100.00 %  Zn
        100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Zn
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxidized sphalerite, as volcanic exhalations, and in platinum concentrates.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) Prehistoric
Help on Locality: Locality: Elsa mine, Keno Hill-Galena Hill area, Yukon Territory, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the German, "zink."
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Zinc Say ZINC
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 64990
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