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On heating iron pyrite, gas is released, which is used in the production of sulphuric acid.

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carbon dioxide
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iron oxide
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sulphur trioxide
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D
sulphur dioxide
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Solution

The correct option is D sulphur dioxide
Iron pyrite or iron sulphide on heating produces iron (III) oxide and sulphur dioxide gas. This sulphur dioxide can be used for producing sulphuric acid.
4FeS2(s)+11O2+Heat2Fe2O3(g)+8SO2(g)
Hence, in Contact Process, iron pyrite is used as a raw material in the production of sulphur dioxide.

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