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chalcopyrite definition

  • noun:
    • A yellow mineral, really CuFeS2, that is an essential ore of copper. Also called copper pyrites.
    • A yellow mineral that is a mixed sulfide of copper and metal, with the chemical formula CuFeS2.
    • Copper pyrites, or yellow copper ore; a common ore of copper, containing copper, iron, and sulphur. It happens massive and in tetragonal crystals of a bright brass yellow color.
    • Copper pyrites, or yellowish copper ore.
    • a yellow copper ore (CuFeS2) consists of copper and iron sulfide
    • A yellow mineral, essentially CuFeS2, which a significant ore of copper. Also referred to as copper pyrites.
    • A yellow mineral that's a mixed sulfide of copper and metal, using chemical formula CuFeS2.
    • Copper pyrites, or yellowish copper ore; a standard ore of copper, containing copper, iron, and sulphur. It occurs massive as well as in tetragonal crystals of a bright metal yellowish color.
    • Copper pyrites, or yellowish copper ore.
    • a yellow copper ore (CuFeS2) contains copper and metal sulfide
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