1. hemimorphite

noun. ['ˌhɛməˈmɔrˌfaɪt'] a white mineral; a common ore of zinc.


  • cadmium
  • calamine
  • calamine lotion
  • atomic number 48
  • Cd

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Rhymes with Hemimorphite

  • sporophyte

Sentences with hemimorphite

1. Noun, singular or mass
Smithson discovered calamine actually consisted of two distinct substances: zinc carbonate (smithsonite), a good source for zinc, and zinc silicate (hemimorphite), a bad source of zinc.