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Definition of vitriol of zinc

vitriol of zinc
Vitriol Vit"ri*ol, n. [F. vitriol; cf. Pr. vitriol, vetriol, Sp. & Pg. vitriolo, It. vitriuolo; fr. L. vitreolus of glass, vitreus vitreous. See Vitreous.] (Chem.) (a) A sulphate of any one of certain metals, as copper, iron, zinc, cobalt. So called on account of the glassy appearance or luster. (b) Sulphuric acid; -- called also oil of vitriol. So called because first made by the distillation of green vitriol. See Sulphuric acid, under Sulphuric. [Colloq.] Blue vitriol. See under Blue. Green vitriol, ferrous sulphate; copperas. See under Green. Oil of vitriol, sulphuric or vitriolic acid; -- popularly so called because it has the consistency of oil. Red vitriol, a native sulphate of cobalt. Vitriol of Mars, ferric sulphate, a white crystalline substance which dissolves in water, forming a red solution. White vitriol, zinc sulphate, a white crystalline substance used in medicine and in dyeing. It is usually obtained by dissolving zinc in sulphuric acid, or by roasting and oxidizing certain zinc ores. Formerly called also vitriol of zinc.

Meaning of vitriol of zinc from wikipedia

- heptahydrate, with the formula ZnSO4•7H2O. It was historically known as "white vitriol". Zinc sulfate and its hydrates are colourless solids. In medicine it is used...
- Vitriol is the general chemical name encomp****ing a class of chemical compound comprising sulfates of certain metals – originally, iron or copper. Those...
- form. Older names for this compound include blue vitriol, bluestone, vitriol of copper, and Roman vitriol. The pentahydrate (CuSO4·5H2O), the most commonly...
- sulphuric acid (Commonwealth spelling), also known as oil of vitriol, is a mineral acid composed of the elements sulfur, oxygen and hydrogen, with the molecular...
- green vitriol (vitriol is an archaic name for sulfate), the blue-green heptahydrate (hydrate with 7 molecules of water) is the most common form of this...
- oil of vitriol (sulfuric acid). (Historically, this process could not have been used, as 98% oil of vitriol was not available.) Aqua Ragia/Spirit of turpentine/Oil...
- blue vitriol is copper(II) sulfate pentahydrate, CuSO4·5H2O and white vitriol is zinc sulfate heptahydrate, ZnSO4·7H2O. Alum, a double sulfate of pot****ium...
- chlorate Zn(ClO 3) 2, zinc sulfate ZnSO 4 (known as "white vitriol"), zinc phosphate Zn 3(PO 4) 2 (used as primer pigment), zinc molybdate ZnMoO 4 (used...
- used for the same purpose, such as unguent of tutty (Sanskrit tuttha meaning variously zinc oxide or blue vitriol). Lastly, the name was given, though improperly...
- (Blue vitriol)____(Green vitriol) Zn + CuSO 4 ⟶ ZnSO 4 + Cu ↓ {\displaystyle {\ce {Zn + CuSO4 -> ZnSO4 + Cu(v)}}} (Blue vitriol)___(White vitriol) Zn +...