[ koh-uh-nahyt ]
/ ˈkoʊ əˌnaɪt /


a rare microscopic mineral, carbide of iron, nickel, or cobalt, (Fe, Ni, Co)3C, found in lunar rocks and some meteorites.

Nearby words

  1. cohanim,
  2. coheir,
  3. coheiress,
  4. cohen,
  5. cohen, morris raphael,
  6. cohere,
  7. coherence,
  8. coherence theory,
  9. coherent,
  10. coherent control

Origin of cohenite

named after E. W. Cohen, 19th-century German mineralogist; see -ite1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019