What Is Fools Gold Made of?

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Fools gold is made of the mineral pyrite which is an iron sulfide. It has the colour pale-to-normal, brass-yellow which has earned it the nickname fool's gold because of its resemblance to gold. Pyrite is the most common of the sulfide minerals.
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No one 'made' it. It is a mineral called iron pyrites, which looks similar to gold in ore.
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1. Look at the physical properties of fool's gold (also known as pyrite) It is easy to spot the light-yellow color with a metallic luster or brassy look. Real gold is recognized as
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You can't make jewelry from fools gold, it's too soft.
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Fools gold is the term given to the mineral Pyrite also known as Iron Sulfide. As the name implies, Pyrite or Fools Gold is not really gold but closely resembles the real thing. You can find more information here: http://www.galleries.com/minerals/SULFIDES/PYRITE/pyrite.htm
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