Pyrite or iron pyrite is also known as “fool’s gold”, it has a gold and yellow color, with a metallic sheen. Pyrite is opaque and has cubic crystals.

The name pyrite comes from the Greek word “pyr” which means fire. Pyrite creates sparks by striking it with metal.

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Pyrite consists of the elements iron (Fe) and sulphur (S).

This mineral was found in Peru.

Each piece is unique.

Weight0,1 kg
Dimensions5 × 5 × 5 cm


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