Definition of mispickel in English:
Another term for arsenopyrite.
- The best conductor among the natural sulphides appeared to be mispickel, which vies in this respect with some of the metals.
- A dressed product of copper works in South America, consisting of grains of native copper mixed with pyrite, chalcopyrite, mispickel, and earthy minerals.
- It can be obtained from mispickel by heating, which causes the arsenic to sublime and leaves the iron sulfide.
late 17th century: from German.
Definition of mispickel in:
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