Definition of arsenopyrite in English:


Syllabification: ar·se·no·py·rite
Pronunciation: /ˌärsənōˈpīˌrīt, ärˌsenō-


  • A silvery-gray mineral consisting of an arsenide and sulfide of iron.
    • Chemical formula FeAsS
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    • 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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