Definition of Copper pyrites

1. Noun. A yellow copper ore (CuFeS2) made up of copper and iron sulfide.

Exact synonyms: Chalcopyrite
Terms within: Atomic Number 29, Copper, Cu
Generic synonyms: Mineral



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Copper Pyrites

copper fasten
copper fastened
copper fastening
copper fastens
copper glance
copper mine
copper moki
copper nose
copper ore
copper ores
copper oxide
copper pennies
copper phosphate cement
copper phthalocyanine
copper protein
copper pyrites (current term)
copper radioisotopes
copper rockfish
copper shark
copper sulfate
copper sulfate method
copper sulfide
copper sulphate
copper uranite
copperah
copperahs
copperas
copperases
copperbar
copperbars

Literary usage of Copper pyrites

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1. Report by Tasmania Dept. of Mines (1902)
"It consists for the most part of axinite, with a little copper pyrites through it. There are also bands of very dense pyrrhotite exposed, and some fair- ..."

2. A System of Mineralogy: Comprising the Most Recent Discoveries: Including by James Dwight Dana (1854)
"Phénix mine, gold, barytes, copper pyrites, auriferous pyrites, quartz pseudomorph ... Near Charlotte (Rhea and Cathay Mines) and elsewhere, copper pyrites, ..."

3. Elements of Chemical and Physical Geology by Gustav Bischof (1859)
"Since needle ore does not contain any sulphide of iron, this substance must have been supplied by water during the conversion into copper pyrites. ..."

4. Manual of Mineralogy: Including Observations on Mines, Rocks, Reduction of by James Dwight Dana (1869)
"Walton gold mine, gold, pyrites, copper pyrites, argentiferous galena, ... Long and Muse's Mine, argentiferous galena, iron pyrites, copper pyrites, ..."

5. A Treatise on Metallurgy: Comprising Mining, and General and Particular by Frederick Overman (1852)
"copper pyrites, or Yellow Copper Ore, is the most common sulphuret used in the ... copper pyrites is the principal ore of the English smelt-works, ..."

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