Zinc cube, fragment and dendrite.



  • A chemical element (symbol Zn) with an atomic number of 30, a slightly brittle blue-silvery metal.
  • A single atom of this element.
  • A zinc countertop.



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  • From German Zink, related to Zinke, from Middle High German zinke, from Old High German zinko, allied to zint, from Proto-Germanic *tindaz, from Proto-Indo-European *(e)dont-. Cognate with Old English tind, Middle Low German tinde, Icelandic tindur. See also Dutch tinne, German Zinne, Danish tinde, Swedish tinne, More at tine. zincum.

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