Meaning of hatchettine in English:

hatchettine

Pronunciation /ˈhatʃətʌɪn/

noun

rare Mineralogy
  • A naturally occurring paraffin wax found in coal measures, ranging in colour from yellowish-white to orange when first excavated; = hatchettite . Also called mineral tallow.

Origin

Early 19th century. From the name of Charles Hatchett, English chemist, who discovered the element niobium + -ine.