Who discovered Zinc?

raman   December 16, 2011   Comments Off on Who discovered Zinc?

Zinc is a metallic chemical element found in the earth’s environment. It is also known as spelter. It is used to remove impurities from water. It is used in batteries. It was discovered in Germany by Andreas Sigismund Marggraf, a German chemist in 1746. By heating calamine and carbon he isolated zinc.

Zinc Discovered By Andreas Sigismund Marggraf