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Pyrrhotite is a magnetic mineral whose crystals are an opaque bronze color.

Chemical Formula: FeS
Other names: Iron Sulfide
Layman's explanation: Pyrrhotite was discovered in 1835 in Mine Chichibu, Akaiwa. The name pyrrohotite is based on the Greek word phrrhotes, which means redness . The sources of pyrrhotite are quite diverse, being found in Sudbury, Ontario; Ducktown, Tennessee; Chihuahua, Mexico; Russia; Germany and Brazil. Industrially, pyrrhotite is used as an ore of iron and sulfide. However, if pyrrhotite crystals are found, they are quite invaluable because they are very scarcely found in one piece.
Keywords: magnetic, Mineral

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