Fool's Gold Specimen 1.5 - 2 Inches Pyrite Mineral Rock with Info Card

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  Fool's Gold Specimen 1.5 - 2 Inches Pyrite Mineral Rock with Info Card
 

 

Fool's Gold, also known as Iron Pyrite, is shiny and breakable. Since this rock was often confused with real gold, it began to be called Fool's Gold. This Fool's Gold piece measures approximately 1.5 to 2 inches in length on one side, and it weighs approximately 2.5 ounces. Picture is representative of the specimen you will receive. Each rock is unique and will vary in shape, size and appearance. No two rocks will be exactly alike. Ages 8 and up.

 

Pyrite

  • Composition: iron sulfide. FeS2.
  • Hardness: 6.0-6.5.
  • Specific gravity: 4.80-5.10.
  • Alternative names: Fool's gold.
  • Contains trace amounts of gold and copper.

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