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hatchettite

[hach-i-tahyt] /ˈhætʃ ɪˌtaɪt/
noun
1.
a soft yellowish mineral wax, C 38 H 78 , darkening on exposure: found in bogs and coal beds.
Also, hatchettine
[hach-i-teen, -tin] /ˈhætʃ ɪˌtin, -tɪn/ (Show IPA)
.
Also called adipocerite.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; named after Charles Hatchett (c1765-1847), English chemist; see -ite1
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