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Definition of Kupfernickel

Kupfernickel
Kupfernickel Kup"fer*nick"el, n. [G. See Copper, and Nickel.] (Min.) Copper-nickel; niccolite. See Niccolite.
kupfernickel
Niccolite Nic"co*lite, n. [from NL. niccolum nickel.] (Min.) A mineral of a copper-red color and metallic luster; an arsenide of nickel; -- called also coppernickel, kupfernickel.

Meaning of Kupfernickel from wikipedia

- modern German, Kupfernickel or Kupfer-Nickel designates the alloy cupronickel. Originally, the only source for nickel was the rare Kupfernickel. Beginning...
- was probably a new metal hiding within the kupfernickel ore, and in 1751 he succeeded in smelting kupfernickel to produce a previously unknown (except in...
- copper from kupfernickel mineral, and obtained instead a white metal that he called after the spirit, nickel. In modern German, Kupfernickel and Kupfer-Nickel...
- Bureau of Mines. He found the mineral, which Cronstedt described as kupfernickel, in the cobalt mines of Los, Hälsingland, Sweden. This name arises because...
- kobold, goblin, and cobalt. 28 Nickel Ni Swedish via German Kopparnickel/ Kupfernickel copper-coloured ore descriptive From the Swedish kopparnickel, meaning...
- refiners. Thought to be an alloy of copper, German miners coined the term, "Kupfernickel" or "Old Nick's Copper". This "Devil's Copper" could not be extracted...
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