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The bulk of nickel mined today comes from either nickel laterite deposits, in deeply weathered terrains where nickel is released from the weathering of ultramafic rocks, or from nickel sulphide deposits
Nickels and dimes—think of nickel and you probably think of coins jangling about in your pocket or, if you're electrically minded, of rechargeable batteries. Those are just two of many common uses for nickel.