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Millerite

Millerite is a very rare, metallic mineral.

Chemical Formula: NiS
Other names: Nickel Sulfide
Layman's explanation: Millerite was discovered by W. Haidinger in 1845. Haidinger decided to name his mineral in honor of William H. Miller, a British mineralogist. This mineral is found mostly in South Wales coal mines in many different forms. Millerite is also found in the coal mines of Antwerp, New York; Lancaster, Pennsylvania; and Orford, Quebec. The practical uses of millerite are limited; it is known more as a collector s piece.
Keywords: dolomite, limestone, W. Haidinger, Mineral

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