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Definition: false galena
Sphalerite \Sphal"er*ite\, n. [Gr. ??? slippery, uncertain. See
Zinc sulphide; -- called also blende, black-jack, false galena
, etc. See Blende
Black-jack \Black"-jack`\, n.
1. (Min.) A name given by English miners to sphalerite, or
zinc blende; -- called also false galena. See Blende.
2. Caramel or burnt sugar, used to color wines, spirits,
ground coffee, etc.
3. A large leather vessel for beer, etc. [Obs.]
4. (Bot.) The Quercus nigra, or barren oak.
5. The ensign of a pirate.
Blende \Blende\, n. [G., fr. blenden to blind, dazzle, deceive,
fr. blind blind. So called either in allusion to its dazzling
luster; or (Dana) because, though often resembling galena, it
yields no lead. Cf. Sphalerite.] (Min.)
(a) A mineral, called also sphalerite, and by miners mock lead
, false galena, and black-jack. It is a zinc
sulphide, but often contains some iron. Its color is
usually yellow, brown, or black, and its luster resinous.
(b) A general term for some minerals, chiefly metallic
sulphides which have a somewhat brilliant but nonmetallic