Definitions for garnieriteˈgɑr ni əˌraɪt
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gar•ni•er•iteˈgɑr ni əˌraɪt(n.)
an earthy green mineral, hydrous nickel magnesium silicate: an important ore of nickel.
Origin of garnierite:
1875; after Jules Garnier (d. 1904), French geologist; see -ite1
a green mineral consisting of hydrated nickel magnesium silicate; a source of nickel
A green nickel ore found in fissures of weathered ultramafic rocks.
Origin: Jules Garnier, its discoverer, and -ite.
an amorphous mineral of apple-green color; a hydrous silicate of nickel and magnesia. It is an important ore of nickel