Definition of zincite in English:

zincite

noun

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

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

Origin

Mid 19th century: from zinc + -ite.

Pronunciation:

zincite

/ˈzɪŋkʌɪt/