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garnierite

[gahr-nee-uh-rahyt] /ˈgɑr ni əˌraɪt/
noun
1.
a mineral, hydrous nickel magnesium silicate, occurring in earthy, green masses: an important ore of nickel.
Origin
1875
1875; named after Jules Garnier (died 1904), French geologist; see -ite1
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garnierite

/ˈɡɑːnɪəˌraɪt/
noun
1.
a green amorphous mineral consisting of hydrated nickel magnesium silicate: a source of nickel
Word Origin
C19: named after Jules Garnier (died 1904), French geologist
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