danalite

noun da·na·lite \ˈdānəˌlīt\

Definition of danalite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral (Fe,Zn,Mn)8Be8Si6O24S2 that consists of a reddish or gray silicate and sulfide of iron and beryllium usually containing also zinc and manganese and that is isomorphous with helvite and genthelvite

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Origin and Etymology of danalite

James D. Dana †1895 American geologist + English -lite


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