Definición de moissanite en Inglés

moissanite

Pronunciación /ˈmwasənʌɪt/ /ˈmɔɪsənʌɪt/

nombre

Mineralogy
  • Trigonal silicon carbide, SiC, which occurs as colourless to blue or green hexagonal plates with a metallic lustre and is the naturally occurring form of carborundum.

Origen

Early 20th century. From the name of Henri Moissan, French chemist, who discovered the mineral + -ite.