Definitions for niccoliteˈnɪk əˌlaɪt

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  1. niccolite(Noun)

    A mineral, a form of nickel arsenide, NiAs, having a metallic lustre and copper-red colour, that is a minor ore of nickel.

  2. Origin: niccolum nickel + -ite.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Niccolite(noun)

    a mineral of a copper-red color and metallic luster; an arsenide of nickel; -- called also coppernickel, kupfernickel

  2. Origin: [from NL. niccolum nickel.]


  1. Nickeline

    Nickeline or niccolite is a mineral consisting of nickel arsenide containing 43.9% nickel and 56.1% arsenic. Small quantities of sulfur, iron and cobalt are usually present, and sometimes the arsenic is largely replaced by antimony. This last forms an isomorphous series with breithauptite.


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