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General Nickeline Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NiAs
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 133.61 gm
   Nickel   43.93 %  Ni
   Arsenic  56.07 %  As
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NiAs
Help on Environment: Environment: In ore veins with silver, copper, and nickel arsenides and sulfides.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1832
Help on Locality: Locality: Cobalt, Ontario. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Nickeline + Pronunciation Say NICKELINE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Arsenical nickel
  ICSD 31062
  PDF 47-1737