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blende

blende

[blend]
blende: see sphalerite.
or blende or zincblende

Sphalerite from Baxter Springs, Kan.

Zinc sulfide (ZnS), the chief ore mineral of zinc. It is found associated with galena in most important lead-zinc deposits. The most important deposits are in the Mississippi River valley (U.S.), Poland, Belgium, and North Africa. Seealso sulfide mineral.

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