Zaratite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Zaratite (Min) A hydrous carbonate of nickel occurring as an emerald-green incrustation on chromite; -- called also emerald nickel.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n zaratite A hydrous carbonate of nickel. occurring as an emerald-green incrustation on chromite. Also called emerald nickel.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Zaratite zar′a-tīt a hydrous carbonate of nickel, found usually as an incrustation on chromite.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Named after Gen. Zarata, of Spain
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
From Zarate, a Spaniard.