[ nik-uh-lahyt ]
/ ˈnɪk əˌlaɪt /
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Origin of niccolite
1865–70; < New Latin niccol(um) nickel + -ite1
Words nearby niccolite
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British Dictionary definitions for niccolite
/ (ˈnɪkəˌlaɪt) /
a copper-coloured mineral consisting of nickel arsenide in hexagonal crystalline form, occurring associated with copper and silver ores: a source of nickel. Formula: NiAsAlso called: nickeline
Word Origin for niccolite
C19: from New Latin niccolum nickel + -ite 1
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