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21.612S) is a nickel
mining district located on the island of New Caledonia. Weathering
of an ophiolite formation
has concentrated its nickel to produce one of the richest nickel
ore deposits in the world.
Production was approximately 4400 tons of nickel per year during the war.
Van Royen and Bowles (1952)
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