Definition of blende in English:

blende

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Pronunciation: /blɛnd
 
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noun

another term for sphalerite.
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  • Zinc blende has 140 atoms and 308 bonds.

Origin

late 17th century: from German, from blenden 'deceive' (so named because it often resembles galena, but is deceptive in that it yields no lead).

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