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The mineral pyrite, or iron pyrite, also known as fool's gold, is an iron sulfide with the chemical .... Pyrite usually forms cuboid crystals, sometimes forming in close association to form rasp...

Pyrite: The mineral pyrite information and pictures

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Pyrite has the same chemical formula as the rarer mineral Marcasite, but it ... formed from a combination of an octahedron and pyritohedron is also known. Pyrite ...

Pyrite | Earth Sciences Museum - University of Waterloo

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The formation of pyrite requires the presence of organic matter in the sediment, sulphate in solution in the pore water, and locally anerobic (reducing) chemical ...

University of Minnesota's Mineral Pages: Pyrite

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Sometimes cruelly known as 'fool's gold,' pyrite is actually much harder than gold ... Although it is not a significant rock-forming mineral, pyrite is very widespread ...

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

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Formation, Properties & Types .... Pyrite is a metallic mineral that is composed of iron and sulfur atoms bound together in a ratio of one iron to two sulfur, and it is ...

DISCOVERING FOSSILS | What is pyrite?

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The amount of pyrite formation in marine sediments is largely determined by the availability of sulphate, reactive iron and reactive organic matter during the ...

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

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Pyrite is a very common mineral, found in a wide variety of geological ... Well crystallized specimens are generally relatively stable, while pyrite formed as ...

Mechanisms of sedimentary pyrite formation | Martin Schoonen ...

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Geological Society of America Special Paper 379 2004 Mechanisms of sedimentary pyrite formation Martin A.A. Schoonen* Center for Environmental Molecular ...

Sources of iron for pyrite formation in marine sediments

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http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/335/. Article: Raiswell, R. and Canfield, D.E. (1998) Sources of iron for pyrite formation in marine sediments. American Journal of ...

The chemistry of pyrite formation in aqueous solution and its relation ...

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Abstract. Experimental investigations on pyrite synthesis indicate that before pyrite can be produced by a reaction involving ferrous iron, the disulphide ion must ...

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Sedimentary pyrite formation: An update - ScienceDirect

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Sedimentary pyrite formation during early diagenesis is a major process for controlling the oxygen level of the atmosphere and the sulfate concentration in ...

Pyrite Mineral | Uses and Properties - GEOLOGY.COM

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The conditions of pyrite formation in the sedimentary environment include a supply of iron, a supply of sulfur and an oxygen-poor environment. This often occurs ...

Why does pyrite form cubic crystals? - Chemistry Stack Exchange

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Apr 26, 2015 ... So why is it that the pyrite in this rock forms nearly perfect cubes? ... Image source : Modelling nanoscale FeS2 FeS 2 formation in sulfur rich ...