a hard, reddish, hexagonal mineral, NiAs, an ore of nickel; nickel arsenide
Origin of niccolitefrom Modern Latin niccolum ( from Swedish nickel: see nickel) + -ite
A nickel ore, essentially nickel arsenide, NiAs, found in America and Europe.
Origin of niccoliteNew Latin niccolum nickel ( perhaps from Swedish nickel ; see nickel . ) -ite 1
(countable and uncountable, plural niccolites)
Latin niccolum nickel + -ite.