Skip to main content

Zinc Collection

Background imageZinc Collection: Central heating for cars / W H Robinson

Central heating for cars / W H Robinson
The Autofooetjoye central heating device, consisting of a small zinc water tank glued to the back of the car, warmed by an oil stove with connecting pipework that the driver can rest his feet

Background imageZinc Collection: Franklinite, zinc ore

Franklinite, zinc ore
A granular rock composed of white calcite, dull green willemite, red zincite and black franklinite (Zinc Iron Manganese Oxide). See T00387 for a fluorescent view

Background imageZinc Collection: Woman Feeds Chickens

Woman Feeds Chickens
An older woman in a long dress and wide-brimmed hat throws handfuls of chicken feed on to the ground for the chickens to peck at and scratch in the straw

Background imageZinc Collection: Diagram of the lead and zinc mine in Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia (now Kabwe, Zambia)

Diagram of the lead and zinc mine in Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia (now Kabwe, Zambia) - the site of the discovery of a Cranium of Homo rhodesiensis, in Mutwe Wa Nsofu Area on June 17

Background imageZinc Collection: Photograph of the lead and zinc mine in Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia (now Kabwe

Photograph of the lead and zinc mine in Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia (now Kabwe, Zambia) - the site of the discovery of a Cranium of Homo rhodesiensis, in Mutwe Wa Nsofu Area on June 17

Background imageZinc Collection: Cranium of Homo rhodesiensis, discovered in Mutwe Wa Nsofu Area in a lead and zinc

Cranium of Homo rhodesiensis, discovered in Mutwe Wa Nsofu Area in a lead and zinc mine in Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia (now Kabwe, Zambia) on June 17, 1921 by Tom Zwiglaar, a Swiss miner. H

Background imageZinc Collection: Frongoch lead and zinc mine near Pontrhydygroes early 1900s

Frongoch lead and zinc mine near Pontrhydygroes early 1900s

Background imageZinc Collection: Frongoch lead and zinc Mine near Pontrhydygroes, Wales

Frongoch lead and zinc Mine near Pontrhydygroes, Wales

Background imageZinc Collection: State of Oklahoma, USA - Eagle-Picher Central Mill

State of Oklahoma, USA - Eagle-Picher Central Mill, Lead and Zinc Mining District, near Miami. Date: circa 1940

Background imageZinc Collection: Tile designs in SMB wallpaper sample book

Tile designs in SMB wallpaper sample book
Fourteen Tileonite tile designs in an SMB wallpaper sample book. The only British made enamelled metal decoration on zinc. Date: 1934

Background imageZinc Collection: Vieille Montagne zinc company. Mines, works and foundries in

Vieille Montagne zinc company. Mines, works and foundries in France and Belgium

Background imageZinc Collection: French Railway Alphabet - Z

French Railway Alphabet - Z for Zingueurs (metalworkers). 19th century

Background imageZinc Collection: Spain. Cantabria. Cave of Altamira. Bison

Spain. Cantabria. Cave of Altamira. Bison
Spain. Cantabria. Cave of Altamira. Upper Paleolithic Paintings. Bison. Polychrome ceiling. Around Santillana del Mar. World Heritage Site by UNESCO

Background imageZinc Collection: Electricity / Daniell Cell

Electricity / Daniell Cell
DANIELL CELL Invented in 1836 by John- Frederic Daniell, English chemist and physicist, using zinc and copper

Background imageZinc Collection: Metals including galena, cerussite and zinc

Metals including galena, cerussite and zinc.. Chromolithograph from Dr. Adolph Kenngotts Mineralogy section in Gotthilf Heinrich von Schuberts Natural History, Schreiber, Munich, 1886

Background imageZinc Collection: POSADA, Jos頇uadalupe (1852-1913). Printed songs

POSADA, Jos頇uadalupe (1852-1913). Printed songs
POSADA, Jos頇 uadalupe (1852-1913). Printed songs 1901. En alta mar (Waltz) and Dance of the forty-one. Zinc engraving printed in the press of A. Vanegas Arroyo

Background imageZinc Collection: Singapore - Zinc Mine

Singapore - Zinc Mine Date: circa 1910s

Background imageZinc Collection: Scorodite

Scorodite comprises of (hydrated zinc arsenate) and is characterized by brownish-green crystals. Specimen from the collections of the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageZinc Collection: Sphalerite

Sphalerite
Drusy aggregates of black lustrous crystals. Sphalerite or zinc blende comprised of (zinc iron sulphide). Specimen from Nenthead, Cumbria

Background imageZinc Collection: Sphalerite or zinc blende

Sphalerite or zinc blende
Dark crystals of sphalerite or zinc blende comprised of (zinc iron sulphide). Specimen from the collections of The Natural History Museum, London

Background imageZinc Collection: Descloizite

Descloizite is comprised of (lead zinc vanadate hydroxide) and is characterized by platy crystals with a rounded triangualr shape. Specimen from the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageZinc Collection: Zincite

Zincite comprises of (zinc oxide). It is an important ore of zinc, and almost exclusive to one mining locality in New Jersey, U.S.A. Specimen from the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageZinc Collection: Hemimorphite

Hemimorphite
A specimen of the mineral hemimorphite (hydrated zinc silicate hydroxide). This mineral was formerly known as calamine

Background imageZinc Collection: Franklinite, fluorescing

Franklinite, fluorescing
Ore of zinc fluorescing under ultra violet radiation: calcite - pink; willemite - green; zincite - blue; franklinite - black. See image number 388 for white light view

Background imageZinc Collection: Phosphophyllite

Phosphophyllite comprises of (hydrated zinc iron manganese phosphate). Blue-green specimen from the collections of the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageZinc Collection: Adamite

Adamite
A specimen of the mineral adamite (zinc arsenate hydroxide). It is a fluorescent mineral, popular among collectors and shows bright green fluorescent under UV lights

Background imageZinc Collection: Hemimorphite crystals enclosed in rock crystal

Hemimorphite crystals enclosed in rock crystal
Hemimorphite, formerly known as calamine is comprised of (hydrated zinc silicate hydroxide). Magnification = x1.2

Background imageZinc Collection: Emile Lowitz demonstration at Royal Botanic Society

Emile Lowitz demonstration at Royal Botanic Society

Background imageZinc Collection: Leclanche Electric Cell

Leclanche Electric Cell
LECLANCHE CELL An early version of the battery invented by Georges Leclanche, made up of zinc in an ammonium chloride solution

Background imageZinc Collection: Bunsens Battery

Bunsens Battery
BUNSENs CELL A carbon-zinc electric cell invented by Robert Bunsen in 1841

Background imageZinc Collection: Camera Accessories / 1884

Camera Accessories / 1884
A selection of low-cost accessories, including filters, chemicals, zinc & porcelain bowls, funnels and paper

Background imageZinc Collection: Child in Zinc Bath 1919

Child in Zinc Bath 1919
A slightly bewildered child sits in a zinc bath: " The end of a perfect day."

Background imageZinc Collection: The Brazier 1827

The Brazier 1827
A brazier hammers kettles, pans, candlesticks and other utensils from brass, a metal which is compounded from copper and zinc

Background imageZinc Collection: Zinc Mines in Silesia

Zinc Mines in Silesia
Male and female workers in the zinc mines in Silesia

Background imageZinc Collection: BABYs MORNING BATH 1905

BABYs MORNING BATH 1905
Elder sister gives baby his morning bath in a zinc tub

Background imageZinc Collection: Rocks, Zinc and Tin

Rocks, Zinc and Tin
Silicate of zinc, smithsonite, carbonate of zinc, sulphide of zinc and oxide of tin

Background imageZinc Collection: Radiation Treatment 1968

Radiation Treatment 1968
A patient seen through a circular zinc bromide safety window, containing a theratron 80 unit used for radiation treatment, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, England


All Professionally Made to Order for Quick Shipping