Definition of zincite in English:

zincite

noun

  • A rare deep red or orange-yellow mineral consisting chiefly of zinc oxide, occurring typically as granular or foliated masses.

    ‘They first analyzed zinc made from zincite and franklinite.’
    • ‘Despite its striking beauty, zincite remains a rare collector's item.’

Pronunciation

zincite

/ˈziNGˌkīt/ /ˈzɪŋˌkaɪt/

Origin

Mid 19th century from zinc+ -ite.