a hard, reddish, hexagonal mineral, NiAs, an ore of nickel; nickel arsenide
Origin of niccolite; from 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) + –ite1.
(countable and uncountable, plural niccolites)
Latin niccolum nickel + -ite.