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copper pyrites

noun, Mineralogy
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80
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  • The ore is mixed with other metalliferous minerals, such as sphalerite, copper pyrites and iron pyrites.
British Dictionary definitions for copper pyrites

copper pyrites

/ˈpaɪraɪts/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) another name for chalcopyrite
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