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Origin of pyrite
OTHER WORDS FROM pyritepy·rit·ic [pahy-rit-ik, puh-], /paɪˈrɪt ɪk, pə-/, py·rit·i·cal, py·ri·tous [puh-rahy-tuhs, pahy-], /pəˈraɪ təs, paɪ-/, adjective
Words nearby pyrite
Example sentences from the Web for pyrite
The deposition of galena, blende, and pyrite in the Galena lead mines still continues.
A few small crystals of pyrite were then placed in the bottle of solution, and the gold began immediately to precipitate on them.Getting Gold|J. C. F. Johnson
Pyrite, pī′rīt, n. native iron disulphide of a pale-yellow colour and very hard—also Iron pyrites.
Pyrite, the yellow iron sulphide, is the commonest and most abundant of the metallic sulphides.
Similar occurrences of pyrite on a smaller scale are known in many places.