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Nickel arsenide is a common impurity in ores of nickel.

Arsenide is an ion. Its chemical formula is As3-. Most arsenides have arsenic in its -3 oxidation state. Ionic arsenides are very basic and are strong reducing agents. Most arsenides are more metallic, like zinc arsenide. Arsenides react with acids to make arsine gas.

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