Definition of osbornite in English:

osbornite

noun

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.

Origin

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.

Pronunciation

osbornite

/ˈɒzbɔːnʌɪt/