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.

    North Carolina and its Resources.

  • (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.

    The Economic Aspect of Geology


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