from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Bearing or containing nickel. Used of ores.

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  • adj. Containing, or bearing nickel

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Containing nickel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Containing nickel: as, nickeliferous pyrrhotite. Also niccoliferous.


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  • The extensive disseminated nickeliferous sulphide intersection in hole MN07-46 indicates that appropriate units have a strong potential to host nickel deposits within McNugget.

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