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garnierite


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Garnierite  \Gar"ni*er*ite\,  n.  [Named  after  the  French  geologist 
  Garnier.]  (Min.) 
  An  amorphous  mineral  of  apple-green  color;  a  hydrous  silicate 
  of  nickel  and  magnesia.  It  is  an  important  ore  of  nickel. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  garnierite 
  n  :  a  green  mineral  consisting  of  hydrated  nickel  magnesium 
  silicate;  a  source  of  nickel 




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