Material Type: Zinc Telluride Symbol: ZnTe Color/Appearance:Red, Crystalline Solid Melting Point (°C): 1,239 Theoretical Density (g/cc): 6.34 Z Ratio: 0.77 Sputter: RF Type of Bond: Indium, Elastomer UN Number: 3284 Comments: Preheat gently to outgas.
Zinc is a chemical element originated from the German, ‘zinc’, which may in turn be derived from the Persian word ‘sing’, meaning stone. It was early used before 1000 BC and discovered by Indian metallurgists. “Zn” is the canonical chemical symbol of zinc. Its atomic number in the periodic table of elements is 30 with location at Period 4 and Group 12, belonging to the d-block. The relative atomic mass of zinc is 65.409(4) Dalton, the number in the brackets indicating the uncertainty.