Hatchettite
Hatchettine Hatch"et*tine (h[a^]ch"[e^]t*t[i^]n), Hatchettite Hatch"et*tite (-t[i^]t), n. [Named after the discoverer, Charles Hatchett.] (Min.) Mineral tallow; a waxy or spermaceti-like substance, commonly of a greenish yellow color. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hatchettite — Hatchettite, sometimes termed Mountain Tallow, Mineral Adipocire, or Adipocerite, is a mineral hydrocarbon occurring in the Coal measures of Belgium and elsewhere, occupying in some cases the interior of hollow concretions of iron ore, but more… …   Wikipedia

  • hatchettite — Mineral Min er*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to minerals; consisting of a mineral or of minerals; as, a mineral substance. [1913 Webster] 2. Impregnated with minerals; as, mineral waters. [1913 Webster] {Mineral acids} (Chem.), inorganic acids, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hatchettite — /hach i tuyt /, n. a soft yellowish mineral wax, C38H78, darkening on exposure: found in bogs and coal beds. Also, hatchettine /hach i teen , tin/. Also called adipocerite. [1865 70; named after Charles Hatchett (c1765 1847), English chemist; see …   Universalium

  • hatchettite — hatch·ett·ite …   English syllables

  • hatchettite — noun see hatchettine …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hatchettine — Hatch et*tine (h[a^]ch [e^]t*t[i^]n), Hatchettite Hatch et*tite ( t[i^]t), n. [Named after the discoverer, Charles Hatchett.] (Min.) Mineral tallow; a waxy or spermaceti like substance, commonly of a greenish yellow color. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mineral — Min er*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to minerals; consisting of a mineral or of minerals; as, a mineral substance. [1913 Webster] 2. Impregnated with minerals; as, mineral waters. [1913 Webster] {Mineral acids} (Chem.), inorganic acids, as sulphuric …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mineral acids — Mineral Min er*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to minerals; consisting of a mineral or of minerals; as, a mineral substance. [1913 Webster] 2. Impregnated with minerals; as, mineral waters. [1913 Webster] {Mineral acids} (Chem.), inorganic acids, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mineral blue — Mineral Min er*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to minerals; consisting of a mineral or of minerals; as, a mineral substance. [1913 Webster] 2. Impregnated with minerals; as, mineral waters. [1913 Webster] {Mineral acids} (Chem.), inorganic acids, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mineral candle — Mineral Min er*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to minerals; consisting of a mineral or of minerals; as, a mineral substance. [1913 Webster] 2. Impregnated with minerals; as, mineral waters. [1913 Webster] {Mineral acids} (Chem.), inorganic acids, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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