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pahy rahyt

  • n  a common mineral (iron disulfide) that has a pale yellow color

  • He began mining the area's neglected iron pyrite deposits (for sulphuric acid), then built a plant to process the pyrite wastes, and extracted 600,000 tons of pig iron yearlya .
  • Georgia's biggest bank on the losing side Atlanta, golden city of the "New New" South, has been showing big veins of pyrite lately.
  • The Gunflint chert also contains minerals, such as pyrite (iron sulphide), that are deposited from solutions containing no oxygen.
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    Pyrite Mountain, who reaffirmed his fondness for Woodbine’s Polytrack when he took the May 5 Wando Stakes from off the pace, should be favored in Sunday’s $150,000 Plate Trial.
    June 12, 2013 - Daily Racing Form
  • Tourism in McHenry County's backyard
    When people enter Donley’s Wild West Town in Union, they are sworn in as “deputies” and can learn how to pan for gold pyrite, throw a lasso, shoot slingshots, throw tomahawks and even shoot popguns.
    June 11, 2013 - Northwest Herald
  • Woodbine: Pyrite Mountain, at home on Polytrack, heads Plate Trial
    ETOBICOKE, Ontario – Pyrite Mountain reaffirmed his fondness for Woodbine’s Polytrack when he took the May 5 Wando Stakes from off the pace.
    June 7, 2013 - Daily Racing Form

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