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  1. danalite(Noun)

    An isometric-hextetrahedral mineral containing beryllium, iron, oxygen, silicon, and sulfur.

  2. Origin: after James Dwight Dana.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Danalite(noun)

    a mineral occuring in octahedral crystals, also massive, of a reddish color. It is a silicate of iron, zinc manganese, and glucinum, containing sulphur

  2. Origin: [Named after James Dwight Dana.]


  1. Danalite

    Danalite is an iron beryllium silicate sulfide mineral with formula: Fe2+4Be3(SiO4)3S. It is a rare mineral which occurs in granites, tin bearing pegmatites, contact metamorphic skarns, gneisses and in hydrothermal deposits. It occurs in association with magnetite, garnet, fluorite, albite, cassiterite, pyrite, muscovite, arsenopyrite, quartz, and chlorite. Danalite was first described in 1866 from a deposit in Essex County, Massachusetts and named for American mineralogist James Dwight Dana. It has been found in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Sierra County, New Mexico; Yavapai County, Arizona; Needlepoint Mountain, British Columbia; Walrus Island, James Bay, Quebec; Sweden; Cornwall, England; Imalka and Transbaikal, Russia; Kazakhstan; Somalia; Tasmania; Western Australia and Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of danalite in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of danalite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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