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English definition of “marcasite”

marcasite

noun [U]     /ˈmɑː.kə.saɪt/ US  /ˈmɑːr-/
a mineral that can be cut and made to look like precious stones and is used to make jewellery Precious and semi-precious stonesTypes of rockTypes of rockPrecious and semi-precious stones
(Definition of marcasite noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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