[ dey-nuh-ahyt ]
/ ˈdeɪ nəˌaɪt /
a variety of arsenopyrite having cobalt in place of some of the iron.
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Origin of danaite
First recorded in 1825–35, Americanism; named after J. F. Dana (1793–1827), American chemist; see -ite1
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