Chemical Formula: (Ni,Mg,Fe++)CO3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 108.1 g
 
Carbon 11.11 % C 40.71 % CO2 0.00 %
Oxygen 44.40 % O 0.00 % 0.00 %
Magnesium 6.75 % Mg 11.19 % MgO 0.00 %
Iron 5.17 % Fe 6.65 % FeO 0.00 %
Nickel 32.58 % Ni 41.46 % NiO 0.00 %


100.01 % 100.01 %
 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ni0.6Mg0.3Fe2+0.1(CO3)
Help on Environment: Environment: Green mineral formed from the oxidation of nickel-rich rock
Help on Locality: Locality: It was first described from the Gaspe Peninsula in Quebec, but has been reported from elsewhere, including western Australia.. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its locality
Help on Synonym: Synonym: