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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Rocks and Minerals ➔ Pyrite

Identifier:
2019.1.1144
Description:
Pyrite, commonly known as fool's gold, is a sulfide mineral containing iron. When exposed to oxygen, the color darkens, turning from a brass-yellow to shades of brown. This specimen includes five pieces.

Formula: FeS2
Source:
Museum Collection
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