Uses of Pyrite?

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The uses of pyrite include production of sulfur dioxide, as a semiconductor material, and as a mineral detector used radio receivers. In ancient warfare, the substance was used as a source of ignition in early firearms.
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Pyrite refers to mineral consisting of iron disulfide and characterized by a yellow colour and cubic crystals. The mineral is most commonly used in the manufacture of sulfur dioxide for sulfuric acid. Pyrite is also known by the name 'fool's gold'.
Pyrite is a material that is common and is pale yellow in color. It is an iron sulfide material and is used most commonly used in iron ore.
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Pyrite can be used for car batteries, appliances, food cans. Pyrite can also be used for paper, tools, machinery, and some jewelry. It is the iron ore that's called fool's gold. Look
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