Pyrrhotine
Pyrrhotine Pyr"rho*tine, Pyrrhotite Pyr"rho*tite, n. [Gr. ? flame-colored, fr. ? fire.] (Min.) A bronze-colored mineral, of metallic luster. It is a sulphide of iron, and is remarkable for being attracted by the magnet. Called also {magnetic pyrites}. [1913 Webster]

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  • pyrrhotine — pyr·rho·tine …   English syllables

  • pyrrhotine — noun a brownish iron sulfide mineral (FeS) having weak magnetic properties • Syn: ↑pyrrhotite, ↑magnetic pyrites • Hypernyms: ↑mineral …   Useful english dictionary

  • magnetic pyrites — Pyrrhotine Pyr rho*tine, Pyrrhotite Pyr rho*tite, n. [Gr. ? flame colored, fr. ? fire.] (Min.) A bronze colored mineral, of metallic luster. It is a sulphide of iron, and is remarkable for being attracted by the magnet. Called also {magnetic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pyrrhotite — Pyrrhotine Pyr rho*tine, Pyrrhotite Pyr rho*tite, n. [Gr. ? flame colored, fr. ? fire.] (Min.) A bronze colored mineral, of metallic luster. It is a sulphide of iron, and is remarkable for being attracted by the magnet. Called also {magnetic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • pyrrhotite — /ˈpɪrətaɪt / (say piruhtuyt) noun a common mineral, iron sulphide (approximately FeS), occurring in crystalline and massive forms, of a bronze colour and metallic lustre, and generally slightly magnetic. Also, pyrrhotine /ˈpɪrətaɪn/ (say… …   Australian English dictionary

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