Definition of Marcasites
1. marcasite [n] - See also: marcasite
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Literary usage of Marcasites
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Hermetic and Alchemical Writings of Aureolus Philippus Theophrastus by Paracelsus (1894)
"Of these things some are in the body of sulphur, as marcasites, pyrites, ... OF THE GENERATION OF marcasites. Marcasite is of two colours, citrine and white ..."
2. Organic Remains of a Former World: An Examination of the Mineralized Remains by James Parkinson (1804)
"... PYRITES, OR marcasites. 1 MUST intrude on your patience, with one letter more of introductory matter; it being necessary, before we speak of secondary ..."
3. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial ScienceChemistry (1902)
"... or on pyrites or marcasites containing arsenic in notable amounts, is very characteristic, in that the value of 6 ii always greater than that of c. ..."
4. The Prodromus of Nicolaus Steno's Dissertation Concerning a Solid Body by Nicolaus Steno (1916)
"Since I have had the opportunity to note various matters concerning the cubes of marcasites, both the cubes themselves and the place where they are found, ..."
5. The Ancient and Present State of the County and City of Cork: Containing a by Charles Smith (1815)
"marcasites, according to Mr. Hill, are compound metallic bodies, naturally constituting whole strata, by their containing a greater quantity of sulphur, ..."
6. Selections from an Ancient Catalogue of Objects of Natural History: Formed by John Winthrop (1844)
"marcasites, (Pyrites.) 327. Fragments of greenish sulphureous marcasite, ... Cubic marcasites c. <C. 333. marcasites from among the black lead, ..."