garnierite

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noun gar·ni·er·ite \ˈgär-nē-ə-ˌrīt\

Definition of garnierite

  1. :  a soft mineral consisting of hydrous nickel magnesium silicate and constituting an important ore of nickel

Origin and Etymology of garnierite

Jules Garnier †1904 French geologist


First Known Use: 1875


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