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The mineral pyrite, or iron pyrite, also known as fool's gold, is an iron sulfide with the chemical ... Pyrite is usually found associated with other sulfides or oxides in quartz veins, sediment...

Pyrite: The mineral pyrite information and pictures

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In the old mining days, Pyrite was sometimes mistaken for Gold, as they frequently occur .... Utah, large, well shaped pyritohedrons and cubes were once found.

Pyrite Mineral | Uses and Properties - Geology.com

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Pyrite framboid: One of the most interesting forms of pyrite is the "framboid." These tiny spheres of euhedral pyrite crystals are often found in organic muds, coal, ...

pyrite | mineral | Britannica.com

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Pyrite is called fool's gold because its colour may deceive the novice into thinking he has discovered a gold nugget. Nodules of pyrite have been found in ...

University of Minnesota's Mineral Pages: Pyrite

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Although no longer considered a valuable mineral in its own right, pyrite in a rock often ... Pyrite is also found along the Canadian border, in massive sulfide vein ...

Pyrite | Earth Sciences Museum - University of Waterloo

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It also may be found in radiating disks, hair-like crystals, concretions and massive lumps in sulphide ore deposits. Pyrite sometimes also contains small amounts ...

What Is Pyrite (Fool's Gold)? - Properties, Definition & Facts - Video ...

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It is a very common mineral in ore deposits, where it is found along with other metal-containing minerals, including gold. And yet pyrite is not mined for its iron,  ...

Pyrite: The Real Story Behind “Fool's Gold” - Accelerating Science

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Apr 1, 2014 ... “Fool's Gold” is technically known as pyrite or iron sulfide (FeS2) and is ... Pyrite is found in a wide variety of geological settings, from igneous, ...

Indiana Geological Survey - Rocks and Minerals - Pyrite

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Pyrite is found in small amounts all over the state in many different rock types. It is most abundant in coal beds of southwestern Indiana. It can even make up 2 to ...

"Pyrite Is Not Born to Fool" - Scientific American Blog Network

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Jun 4, 2015 ... Even before we learned how to extract gold from it, we humans found pyrite pretty useful. It got its name because you can use it to create ...

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Pyrite - Gemstone Education

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How and where is Pyrite formed and found? Pyrite is one of the most commonly found minerals. In fact, it would be a normal ore for iron if it came in larger ...

Pyrite: Pyrite mineral information and data. - Mindat.org

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Pyrite Group . Pyrite is a very common mineral, found in a wide variety of geological formations from sedimentary deposits to hydrothermal veins and as a  ...

Where to Find Rocks - Kids Love Rocks

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The great thing about rock collecting is that rocks can be found everywhere! ... You can find Pyrite throughout the United States including California, Colorado, ...