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...
In the old mining days, Pyrite was sometimes mistaken for Gold, as they
frequently occur .... Utah, large, well shaped pyritohedrons and cubes were once
Pyrite is one of the most commonly found minerals. In fact, it would be a normal
ore for iron if it came in larger masses than it is normally found in. Pyrite is a ...
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
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,
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 ...
The great thing about rock collecting is that rocks can be found everywhere! ...
You can find Pyrite throughout the United States including California, Colorado, ...
Pyrite suns are found in slate seams of coal mines. These "suns" are flat disc
shapes with a radial pattern. No one knows exactly how they are formed. There
Pyrite can be found all over the world, but in the United States it is most abundant
in Illinois and Missouri. Pictured is a great representation of what you can ...
Pyrite is commonly found in nodules. A flattened nodular variety called "Pyrite
Suns" or "Pyrite Dollars" is popular in rock shops. Also massive or reniform and ...