Definition of Marcasite. Meaning of Marcasite. Synonyms of Marcasite

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Definition of Marcasite

Marcasite
Marcasite Mar"ca*site, n. [F. marcassite; cf. It. marcassita, Sp. marquesita, Pg. marquezita; all fr. Ar. marqash[=i]tha.] (Min.) A sulphide of iron resembling pyrite or common iron pyrites in composition, but differing in form; white iron pyrites. Golden marcasite, tin. [Obs.]

Meaning of Marcasite from wikipedia

- The mineral marcasite, sometimes called “white iron pyrite”, is iron sulfide (FeS2) with orthorhombic crystal structure. It is physically and crystallographically...
- Marcasite jewelry is jewelry made using cut & polished pieces of pyrite (fool's gold) as gemstone, and not, as the name suggests, from marcasite (sometimes...
- solar cells made entirely of pyrite. Pyrite is used to make marcasite jewelry. Marcasite jewelry, made from small faceted pieces of pyrite, often set...
- the endmember of pyrrhotite Mackinawite, Fe1+xS (where x = 0 to 0.1) Marcasite, orthorhombic FeS2 Pyrite, cubic FeS2 (fool's gold) Iron(III) sulfide...
- start fires. Before the advent of steel, a variety of iron pyrite or marcasite was used with flint and other stones to produce a high-temperature spark...
- Originally calcitic crinoid stem (in cross-section) diagenetically replaced by marcasite in a siderite concretion; Lower Carboniferous....
- Howlite Jade Jasper Kyanite Labradorite Lapis lazuli Larimar Malachite Marcasite Moonstone Obsidian Onyx Opal Peridot P****lite Quartz Ruby Sapphire Sodalite...
- the vessel served in the United States Navy as the patrol yacht USS Marcasite (PY-28). She was subsequently sold into commercial service, being renamed...
- Howlite Jade Jasper Kyanite Labradorite Lapis lazuli Larimar Malachite Marcasite Moonstone Obsidian Onyx Opal Peridot P****lite Quartz Ruby Sapphire Sodalite...
- growth calcite, gypsum/selenite Coxcomb Marcasite Aggregated flaky or tabular crystals closely spaced. barite, marcasite Cubic Fluorite Cube shape pyrite, galena...
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