A Garnierite with a High Nickel Content from Western Australia

E. H. Nickel and P. J. Bridge
Division of Mineralogy, CSIRO, Wembley, W.A., Australia, 6014
Government Chemical Laboratories, Perth, W.A., Australia, 6000

Summary: The garnierite, which occurs in the oxide zone overlying a nickel sulphide deposit, consists of talc-like and serpentine-like components, with the former predominating. Chemical and electron-probe analyses give NiO contents ranging between 39·6 and 43·9 weight %.

Mineralogical Magazine; March 1975 v. 40; no. 309; p. 65-69; DOI: 10.1180/minmag.1975.040.309.09
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