Calcite and Pyrite
Calcite and Pyrite
Calcite and Pyrite
Calcite and Pyrite


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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Rocks and Minerals ➔ Calcite and Pyrite

Identifier:
1991.2.1.11
Description:
Calcite is a mineral made of calcium carbonate and can be found in metamorphic, sedimentary, and igneous rocks. It is usually colorless or white but can be other colors if other elements are present. This specimen includes pyrite, commonly known as fool's gold. 

Calcite Formula: CaCO3
Pyrite Formula: FeS2
Dimensions:
3 1/4 in." h 6 1/4 in." w
Source:
In Memory Of Les Jones
Rights:

Exhibit/Program
Science Tuesday: The Science of Snow (December 2016)
Science Tuesdays is an ongoing educational experience, offering science programming based on changing themes each month. Science Tuesdays take place throughout the day on Tuesdays at the Museum and include a variety of activities and interactive displays.
Maker/Donor
Berdeana Jones
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