ferronickel

[fer-oh-nik-uhl]
noun
a ferroalloy containing up to 45 percent nickel.

Origin:
ferro- + nickel

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ferronickel (ˌfɛrəʊˈnɪkəl)
 
n
an alloy of iron and nickel used in making nickel steels

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In addition, it produced a significant amount of gold and is among the largest producers of ferronickel in the world.
The decrease in the output of mined nickel led to decreased production of ferronickel and nickel matte.
Specified inputs also include ferronickel, charge nickel, and nickel oxide sinter.
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