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zinc oxide

1. n. [Drilling Fluids]

A very weak base, ZnO, which can be used as a sulfide scavenger in oil-based or synthetic-based muds.

See: Garrett Gas Trainhydrogen sulfideoil-base mudscavengersulfidesynthetic-base mudzinc basic carbonatezinc bromidezinc carbonatezinc chloride

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