Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A hydrous carbonate of nickel. occurring as an emerald-green incrustation on chromite. Also called emerald nickel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Min.) A hydrous carbonate of nickel occurring as an emerald-green incrustation on chromite; -- called also emerald nickel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun mineralogy a hydrous basic nickel carbonate occurring in emerald-green incrustations or compact masses

Etymologies

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Spanish zaratita, from Señor Zarate, 19th century Spaniard + Spanish -ita -ite

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