zinc carbonate


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zinc carbonate

[′ziŋk ′kär·bə‚nāt]
(inorganic chemistry)
ZnCO3 White crystals that are insoluble in water, soluble in alkalies and acids; used in ceramics and ointments, and as a fireproofing agent and feed additive.
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Solubilization of Zn was found higher with zinc carbonate as compared to zinc oxide and zinc phosphate.
7 g sodium sulphite per litre of water with or without a second agent such as sodium carbonate, sodium bicarbonate, magnesium carbonate, lithium carbonate and zinc carbonate.
The zinc, which would be derived from a combination of zinc silicate and zinc carbonate minerals as opposed to the more common zinc sulphide, could also be very pure judging from results from the pilot project run in Johannesburg.
In 1802 he published a competent paper identifying many "calamines" as zinc carbonate, rather than zinc oxide as Hauy had thought.
In 1817 a German chemist, Friedrich Strohmeyer (1776-1835), analyzed a bottle in an apothecary's shop that contained zinc carbonate.