from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hydrous silicate of nickel and magnesium, occurring in amorphous stalactitic incrustations of an apple-green color on chromite at Texas, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania.
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Nickel ores (genthite), are found in the same locality.
(particularly pentlandite, but also millerite, niccolite, and others), which are found at Sudbury intergrown with the iron and copper sulphides, pyrrhotite and chalcopyrite; and the hydrated nickel-magnesium silicates (garnierite and genthite), which are products of weathering.