Definition of Mundic

1. n. Iron pyrites, or arsenical pyrites; -- so called by the Cornish miners.



Definition of Mundic

1. Noun. (mining UK dialect Cornwall) iron pyrite or arsenic pyrite ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mundic

1. iron pyrites [n -S]

Mundic Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Mundic Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mundic

munchnones
mund
mundane
mundanely
mundaneness
mundanenesses
mundaner
mundanes
mundanest
mundanities
mundanity
mundation
mundatory
mundborh
mundbyrd
mundic (current term)
mundics
mundificant
mundificants
mundification
mundifications
mundificative
mundificatives
mundificatory
mundified
mundifies
mundify
mundifying
mundil

Literary usage of Mundic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Colony of Victoria: Its History, Commerce, and Gold Mining; Its Social by William Westgarth (1864)
"The miner is familiar with most of these minerals under the general term " mundic," a name first applied to the plentiful iron pyrites, but afterwards ..."

2. The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical by John Britton, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris, Edward Wedlake Brayley (1808)
"... in Hampshire: some of them are impregnated with mundic."t WOOLWICH. THE name of this town was anciently written ..."

3. Experiments and Observations Made with the View of Improving the Art of by Bryan Higgins (1780)
"... mundic, in Mortar. CRUDE antimony reduced to an impalpable powder and then ground with the lime and lime water, operated in mortar as ..."

4. Researches in the Southern Gold Fields of New South Wales by William Branwhite Clarke (1860)
"F. SEPARATION OF GOLD FROM mundic QUARTZ. The following paper (referred to at p. 259) was read in November, 1859, before the Philosophical Society of New ..."

5. Report on the Ocoee and Hiwassee Mineral District by Joseph Buckner Killebrew (1876)
"At mundic Bluff I obtained some fine cubical specimens of pyrite from the slate. The slates here are pock-marked by the falling out of the cubes of pyrites ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Mundic

Search for Mundic on Dictionary.com!Search for Mundic on Thesaurus.com!Search for Mundic on Google!Search for Mundic on Wikipedia!

Search