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English → English (gcide) Definition: false galena Sphalerite \Sphal"er*ite\, n. [Gr. ??? slippery, uncertain. See Blende.] (Min.) Zinc sulphide; -- called also blende, black-jack, false galena , etc. See Blende (a) . [1913 Webster] Black-jack \Black"-jack`\, n. 1. (Min.) A name given by English miners to sphalerite, or zinc blende; -- called also false galena. See Blende. [1913 Webster] 2. Caramel or burnt sugar, used to color wines, spirits, ground coffee, etc. [1913 Webster] 3. A large leather vessel for beer, etc. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 4. (Bot.) The Quercus nigra, or barren oak. [1913 Webster] 5. The ensign of a pirate. [1913 Webster] 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 luster. [1913 Webster]

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