marcasite

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Marcasite
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  • Hyphenation: mar‧ca‧site

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marcasite (countable and uncountable, plural marcasites)

  1. (geology) A pale mineral, FeS2. Marcasite is physically and crystallographically distinct from pyrite, although the two have the same chemical composition.

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