Definitions for niccoliteˈnɪk əˌlaɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nic•co•liteˈnɪk əˌlaɪt(n.)

  1. a copper-red metallic mineral, nickel arsenide, NiAs.

    Category: Mineralogy

Origin of niccolite:

1865–70; < NL niccol(um) nickel + -ite1


  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


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