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  • n  any of various metallic-looking sulfides (of which pyrite is the commonest)
  • n  a common mineral (iron disulfide) that has a pale yellow color

  • Sulphur from pyrites deposits was largely ignored, since brimstone is cheaper and easier to use.
  • Now French machines, textiles and fertilizers might move southward again, in exchange for Spanish pyrites, copper and citrus fruit.
  • They made a small amount of pyrites containing radioactive sulphur and mixed it with a coke-oven charge of coal.

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