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Zinc oxide crystals. Polarised light micrograph (LM) of zinc oxide (ZnO). Zinc oxide is a white powder used as a pigment in paints. It can absorb ultraviolet light and is therefore used in creams and lotions to protect against sunburn. Zinc oxide occurs in nature as the mineral zincite.
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