iron pyrites


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iron pyrites

n.
See pyrite.
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iron pyrites

(ˈpaɪraɪts)
n
(Minerals) another name for pyrite
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py•rite

(ˈpaɪ raɪt)

also pyrites



n.
a brass-yellow mineral, iron sulfide, FeS2.
Also called iron pyrites, iron pyrite.
[1560–70; < Latin pyrītēs < Greek pyritēs, n. use of adj.: of fire, so called because it produces sparks when struck]
py•rit•ic (paɪˈrɪt ɪk, pə-) py•rit′i•cal, adj.
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Straight from the ocean's depths rose towering cliffs, shot with brown and blues and greens--withered moss and lichen and the verdigris of copper, and everywhere the rusty ocher of iron pyrites. The cliff-tops, though ragged, were of such uniform height as to suggest the boundaries of a great plateau, and now and again we caught glimpses of verdure topping the rocky escarpment, as though bush or jungle-land had pushed outward from a lush vegetation farther inland to signal to an unseeing world that Caprona lived and joyed in life beyond her austere and repellent coast.
ContiClean is applicable to applications that convey sticky materials such as titanium dioxide, iron pyrites, silica, compost, de-sulphurised gypsum as well as potash, salt, coal and aggregate.
The leading exported products were meat and edible offal; iron ores and concentrates, including roasted iron pyrites; cane or beet sugar and chemically pure sucrose, in solid form; aircrafts (helicopters and airplanes), spacecrafts ( satellites), and suborbital and spacecraft launch vehicles; corn; turbo-jets, turbo-propellers and other gas turbines; and tubes, pipes, and hollow profiles, seamless, of iron (other than cast iron) or steel.
The leading exported products were meat and edible offal, iron ores and concentrates, including roasted iron pyrites, cane or beet sugar and chemically pure sucrose, in solid form, aircrafts (helicopters and airplanes), spacecrafts ( satellites), and suborbital and spacecraft launch vehicles.
Qatar's major exports to India include petrochemicals, LNG, fertilisers, sulphur and iron pyrites. Qatar's major imports from India include accessories, manmade yarn, fabrics, made-ups, cotton yarn, transport equipment, machinery and instruments, metals, ores and minerals etc.
The most exported Brazilian items to Arab countries in 2017 were cane or beet sugar and chemically pure sucrose in solid form; meat and edible offal of both fresh and frozen poultry; iron ores and concentrates including roasted iron pyrites; maize; meat of bovine animals; artificial corundum, aluminum oxide and aluminum hydroxide; and motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for passenger transport.