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  • adj. containing, or yielding pyrites

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Containing or producing pyrites.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Containing or producing pyrites.


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  • I could not but remark that the interior, which appeared pyritiferous, did not show the slightest trace of precious metal.

    The Land of Midian

  • Basement consisted of a short section of graphitic pelite, followed by a pyritiferous psammo-pelite.


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