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Seminole Group - Zinc

Zinc is an essential mineral to life but the main use is for steel.

Zinc is a metallic chemical element that’s major application is the zinc plating of steel.

Zinc is an essential mineral that is necessary for sustaining life, but like copper, it can be poisonous in high concentrations. It is a bluish gray metal that is moderately reactive and tarnishes in moist air. Between 100 and 210 degrees centigrade zinc is malleable, but above 210 degrees C it becomes very brittle.

Zinc is the 23rd most abundant mineral in the Earth’s crust and the 4th most common mineral in use after iron, aluminum and copper.