/zing"keuh nuyt'/, n.
a steel-gray mineral with metallic luster, lead antimony sulfide, Pb6Sb14S27.
Also, zinckenite.
[1825-35; < G Zinkenit, named after J. K. L. Zincken (1790-1862), German mineralogist and mining director; see -ITE1]

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