Definition of Iron pyrite

1. Noun. A common mineral (iron disulfide) that has a pale yellow color.

Exact synonyms: Fool's Gold, Pyrite
Terms within: Atomic Number 34, Se, Selenium
Generic synonyms: Mineral



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Iron Pyrite

iron metabolism disorders
iron mine
iron mines
iron mold
iron mould
iron oak
iron ore
iron out
iron overload
iron oxide
iron oxides
iron perchloride
iron poisoning
iron protoporphyrin
iron putty
iron pyrite (current term)
iron pyrites
iron radioisotopes
iron sorbitex
iron sorbitol
iron succinyl milk protein complex
iron sulfate
iron trap
iron tree
iron vitriol
ironable
ironbark
ironbark tree
ironbarks
ironbound

Literary usage of Iron pyrite

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The oxygénation of iron pyrite, as investigated by Smith and Shumate, ... indirect oxidation by ferric iron. Pyrite oxidation by oxygen and ferric iron have ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... lumps of iron pyrite occur in the seam. Puncher machines are especially well adapted to narrow work, that is the driving of entries or narrow rooms. ..."

3. The Cyclopædia;: Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature.by Abraham Rees by Abraham Rees (1819)
"... and in many parts the foil to be tinged red and yellow by ochre. Very likely, on inquiry, much iron pyrite» will be found on or near the moors. 2. ..."

4. Economic Geology of the United States: With Briefer Mention of Foreign by Ralph Stockman Tarr (1893)
"This ore is sometimes a source of copper and also of gold, as has already been stated; but iron pyrite proper is of value only for its sulphur, ..."

5. The Nature of Ore Deposits by Richard Beck (1905)
"COPPER DEPOSITS AND iron pyrite DEPOSITS. 1. ... All the 'stocks' consist of banded iron pyrite with narrow layers of bornite and pockets of copper pyrite. ..."

6. The Mineral Industry (1897)
"As blende ia harder than iron pyrite, another method, now on trial, is to crush the tailings in a ball crusher, expecting the iron pyrite to crush first to ..."

7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The oxygénation of iron pyrite, as investigated by Smith and Shumate, ... indirect oxidation by ferric iron. Pyrite oxidation by oxygen and ferric iron have ..."

8. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... lumps of iron pyrite occur in the seam. Puncher machines are especially well adapted to narrow work, that is the driving of entries or narrow rooms. ..."

9. The Cyclopædia;: Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature.by Abraham Rees by Abraham Rees (1819)
"... and in many parts the foil to be tinged red and yellow by ochre. Very likely, on inquiry, much iron pyrite» will be found on or near the moors. 2. ..."

10. Economic Geology of the United States: With Briefer Mention of Foreign by Ralph Stockman Tarr (1893)
"This ore is sometimes a source of copper and also of gold, as has already been stated; but iron pyrite proper is of value only for its sulphur, ..."

11. The Nature of Ore Deposits by Richard Beck (1905)
"COPPER DEPOSITS AND iron pyrite DEPOSITS. 1. ... All the 'stocks' consist of banded iron pyrite with narrow layers of bornite and pockets of copper pyrite. ..."

12. The Mineral Industry (1897)
"As blende ia harder than iron pyrite, another method, now on trial, is to crush the tailings in a ball crusher, expecting the iron pyrite to crush first to ..."

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