Contractions. - Zinc. Zin.

Zinc. Zn. For. name: German, Zink.

Pure metallic zinc reduced to powder by rubbing it in a mortar under distilled water. The purity of the metal should be first ascertained by dissolving it in dilute Sulphuric Acid and testing as directed under Zincum Sul-phuricum.

Preparation. - Trituration.

Reference to Horn. Proving. - Chr. Kr., v.

Proper forms for dispensing. - lx to 3, Trituration only. 4, dilute Tincture only. 5 and upwards, Tincture, Pilules, or Globules.