danalite etymology

English word danalite comes from English -lite (Used to form names of rocks and minerals.), English Dana

Detailed word origin of danalite

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-lite English (eng) Used to form names of rocks and minerals.
Dana English (eng) (chiefly, US) A male given name. derived from the surname.. A city/town in Iowa. A female given name. usually interpreted as a form of Daniel, taken to use in the twentieth century; possibly borrowed from eastern Europe.. A town in Indiana. A village in Illinois. An American surname​ of uncertain origin.
danalite English (eng) (mineral) An isometric-hextetrahedral mineral containing beryllium, iron, oxygen, silicon, and sulfur.

Words with the same origin as danalite

Descendants of -lite
abukumalite acadialite chiasmus dendrolite foralite francolite grapholite heliolite hematolite lepidolite malacolite meteorolite ottrelite paranatrolite phytolite pisolite praseolite radiolite retinalite ripidolite scorzalite thinolite turrilite umbalite
Descendants of Dana