danalite

noun
da·​na·​lite | \ ˈdānəˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of danalite

: 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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History and Etymology for danalite

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

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“Danalite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/danalite. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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