cohenite

[ koh-uh-nahyt ]

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

Origin of cohenite

1
Named after E. W. Cohen, 19th-century German mineralogist; see -ite1

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