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 for hatchettite
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hatchettine \Hatch"et*tine\ (h[a^]ch"[e^]t*t[i^]n), Hatchettite
  \Hatch"et*tite\ (-t[i^]t), n. [Named after the discoverer,
     Charles Hatchett.] (Min.)
     Mineral tallow; a waxy or spermaceti-like substance, commonly
     of a greenish yellow color.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mineral \Min"er*al\, a.
     1. Of or pertaining to minerals; consisting of a mineral or
        of minerals; as, a mineral substance.
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     2. Impregnated with minerals; as, mineral waters.
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     Mineral acids (Chem.), inorganic acids, as sulphuric,
        nitric, phosphoric, hydrochloric, acids, etc., as
        distinguished from the organic acids.
  
     Mineral blue, the name usually given to azurite, when
        reduced to an impalpable powder for coloring purposes.
  
     Mineral candle, a candle made of paraffin.
  
     Mineral caoutchouc, an elastic mineral pitch, a variety of
        bitumen, resembling caoutchouc in elasticity and softness.
        See Caoutchouc, and Elaterite.
  
     Mineral chameleon (Chem.) See Chameleon mineral, under
        Chameleon.
  
     Mineral charcoal. See under Charcoal.
  
     Mineral cotton. See Mineral wool (below).
  
     Mineral green, a green carbonate of copper; malachite.
  
     Mineral kingdom (Nat. Sci.), that one of the three grand
        divisions of nature which embraces all inorganic objects,
        as distinguished from plants or animals.
  
     Mineral oil. See Naphtha, and Petroleum.
  
     Mineral paint, a pigment made chiefly of some natural
        mineral substance, as red or yellow iron ocher.
  
     Mineral patch. See Bitumen, and Asphalt.
  
     Mineral right, the right of taking minerals from land.
  
     Mineral salt (Chem.), a salt of a mineral acid.
  
     Mineral tallow, a familiar name for hatchettite, from its
        fatty or spermaceti-like appearance.
  
     Mineral water. See under Water.
  
     Mineral wax. See Ozocerite.
  
     Mineral wool, a fibrous wool-like material, made by blowing
        a powerful jet of air or steam through melted slag. It is
        a poor conductor of heat.
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