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Calamine

Calamine is a zinc oxide mined as a zinc ore with the chemical formula (ZnOH)2SiO3. It's also used in calamine lotion, a pinkish-white solution used to soothe irritated skin such as in the case of sunburn, mosquito bites, and poison ivy.



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