niccolite

noun nic·co·lite \ ˈnikəˌlīt \

Definition of niccolite

plural -s
:a mineral NiAs of a pale copper red color and metallic luster usually occurring massive and composed essentially of a nickel arsenide (hardness 5–5.5, specific gravity 7.33–7.67)

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Origin and Etymology of niccolite

New Latin niccolum nickel (probably from Swedish nickel) + English -ite


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