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  1. nickeline(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nickeline(noun)

    an alloy of nickel, a variety of German silver

  2. Nickeline(noun)



  1. Nickeline

    Nickeline or niccolite is a mineral consisting of nickel arsenide, NiAs, 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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