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stearic acid (68937-76-8, 57-11-4)  
magnesium stearate  ·  zinc stearate  ·  sodium stearate
Stearic acid ( STEER-ik, stee-ARR-ik) is a saturated fatty acid with an 18-carbon chain and has the IUPAC name octadecanoic acid. It is a waxy solid and its chemical formula is C17H35CO2H. Its name comes from the Greek word στέαρ "stéar", which means tallow.
ZINC STEARATE (51731-04-5, NO CAS, 557-05-1)  
stearic acid  ·  magnesium stearate  ·  sodium stearate
Zinc stearate is a "zinc soap" that is widely used industrially. In this context, soap is used in its formal sense, a metal "salt" of a fatty acid. It is a white solid that repels water.