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Common pyrites
Pyrites Py*ri"tes, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? fire. See Pyre.] (Min.) A name given to a number of metallic minerals, sulphides of iron, copper, cobalt, nickel, and tin, of a white or yellowish color. Note: The term was originally applied to the mineral pyrite, or iron pyrites, in allusion to its giving sparks when struck with steel. Arsenical pyrites, arsenopyrite. Auriferous pyrites. See under Auriferous. Capillary pyrites, millerite. Common pyrites, isometric iron disulphide; pyrite. Hair pyrites, millerite. Iron pyrites. See Pyrite. Magnetic pyrites, pyrrhotite. Tin pyrites, stannite. White iron pyrites, orthorhombic iron disulphide; marcasite. This includes cockscomb pyrites (a variety of marcasite, named in allusion to its form), spear pyrites, etc. Yellow, or Copper, pyrites, the sulphide of copper and iron; chalcopyrite.

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- found in coal. The name pyrite is derived from the Gr**** πυρίτης λίθος (pyritēs lithos), "stone or mineral which strikes fire", in turn from πῦρ (pyr)...
- transverse cuts at intervals to provide a friction surface for the iron pyrites. The wheel is fixed to a shaft, one end of which projects outside the lockplate...
- tourmaline, epidote, apatite, garnet, hornblende, augite, sphene and pyrites. The cementing material may be siliceous or argillaceous and is sometimes...
- The jaws that hold the pyrites inside wheellock guns were secured with ****s, and the need to constantly replace the pyrites resulted in a considerable...
- friction matches were invented. Throughout prehistoric Europe flint and iron pyrites (commonly known as fool's gold) were struck against one another in order...
- lamps were brought into common use firedamp explosions could still be caused by sparks produced when coal contaminated with pyrites was struck with metal...
- is iron sulfide with cubic crystal structure. Both structures do have in common that they contain the disulfide S22− ion having a short bonding distance...
- shows prismatic crystal or columnar forms with striations and twinning common. ****nopyrite may be referred to in older references as orthorhombic, but...
- district and Purnia district. Bihar is a producer of Steatite (945 tonnes), Pyrites (9,539 tonnes/year), Quartzite (14,865 tonnes/year), Crude Mica (53 tonnes/year)...
- philosophorum, Panacea salutifera, Pandora, Phoenix, Philosophic mercury, Pyrites, Radices arboris solares, Regina, Rex regum, Sal metallorum, Salvator terrenus...