THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of copper pyrites
First recorded in 1770–80
Words nearby copper pyrites
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Example sentences from the Web for copper pyrites
Thallium is a widely-diffused metal, being found in many minerals, particularly in iron- and copper-pyrites and native sulphur.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
British Dictionary definitions for copper pyrites
/ (ˈpaɪraɪts) /
(functioning as singular) another name for chalcopyrite
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