noun. ['ˈpaɪraɪt'] a common mineral (iron disulfide) that has a pale yellow color.
- fool's gold
- iron pyrite
- atomic number 34
Words that Rhyme with Pyrite
Example sentences of the word pyrite
1. Noun, singular or mass
It's a lead ore found in sedimentary rock, in association with pyrite and sphalerite.
If there are sparkles, you have found pyrite or fool’s gold.
These cementing agents include pyrite, barite and gypsum.