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  • n. pyrrhotite

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. 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.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Native iron sulphid, a mineral crystallizing in hexagonal prisms and occurring also massive, of a bronze color and metallic luster.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a brownish iron sulfide mineral (FeS) having weak magnetic properties

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