Definición de osbornite en Inglés

osbornite

Pronunciación /ˈɒzbɔːnʌɪt/

nombre

Mineralogy
  • A rare mineral of the cubic system which consists of titanium nitride, TiN, and occurs as small brassy-yellow octahedra in some stony meteorites.

    Osbornite was identified in a meteorite which fell at Basti, Oudh, India, on 2 December 1852.

Origen

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Nevil Story-Maskelyne (1823–1911), mineralogist. From the name of George Osborne, British resident at Bustee (now Basti) in Oudh, India + -ite.