Garnierite

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Garnierite

Description

A green-color mineral composed of hydrated nickel magnesium silicate. Garnierite is an important source for nickel. Significant deposts have been found in New Caledonia, Australia, and Cuba.

Synonyms and Related Terms

népouite

Composition (Ni,Mg)3Si2O5(OH)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Encyclopedia Britannica, http://www.britannica.com Comment: "nickel processing." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2005. Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service 27 Jan. 2005 .