Meaning of hatchettite in English:

hatchettite

(also hatchetite)

Pronunciation /ˈhatʃətʌɪt/

noun

rare Mineralogy
  • A naturally occurring paraffin wax found in coal measures, ranging in colour from yellowish-white to orange when first excavated.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Dana (1813–1895), geologist, zoologist, and teacher. Alteration (with suffix substitution) of hatchettine.