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  • n. A hexagonal mineral containing hydrogen, nickel, oxygen, and silicon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An apple-green mineral having a greasy feel. It is a hydrous silicate of nickel, magnesia, aluminia, and iron.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mineral of an apple-green color, fat and unctuous to the touch, tender, and not fusible by the blowpipe. It is a hydrous silicate containing some nickel.

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