By: Eve and Jordan
Where's It from? How is it extracted?
Russia, Canada, Peru, USA, and Australia
Zinc is mined under ground. Once it has been extracted, it is heated up to cause zinc, sulfur, and iron oxidization.
Zinc deficiency can cause slow wound healing, loss of appetite, loss of sight/smell. Too much zinc can cause vomiting, skin irritation, nausea.
It is used in American pennies
It is hard for plants to grow in soils that have zinc
It can be found in water as well as soil
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