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danaite

[ dey-nuh-ahyt ]
/ ˈdeɪ nəˌaɪt /
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noun Mineralogy.
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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