Definition of arsenopyrite in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌɑːs(ə)nəʊˈpʌɪrʌɪt/


[mass noun]
A silvery-grey mineral consisting of an arsenide and sulphide of iron and cobalt.
Example sentences
  • Pseudomorphs of marcasite, chalcopyrite, pyrite, arsenopyrite, pyrargyrite, magnetite, and quartz after pyrrhotite have been reported.
  • Iron and copper sulfides of this region are predominately pyrite, pyrrhotite, chalcopyrite, arsenopyrite, bornite, and marcasite.
  • There were shops full of green and purple fluorite, ferberite and arsenopyrite, and spessartine and stibnite.

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