Mexican Pyrite “Fool’s gold”

This shinny, stunning Pyrite is alive with energy. Tab it against a stone and you will see fire. No doubt the ancients thought of this mineral as one of power that draws its energy from the sun.

Mexican Pyrite
Fools Gold emits sparks when struck against a hard surface

Pyrite is an iron sulfide mineral that is located in many parts of the world. With its gold metallic luster, it is one of the most beautiful in the mineral family.

The word Pyrite was derived from the Greek language terms pyr or pyros, which refers to “fire” representing its ability to emit sparks when the mineral is struck against a hard surface.

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