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Raw Pyrite, Mineral Specimen - Approx. 1" - Geologist Selected & Hand Processed - Great for Science Classrooms - Eisco Labs

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SKU HESNG0024
  • PYRITE | Pyrite forms as hot water flows through fractures in subsurface rock. This deposition method allows pyrite to replace other minerals or fossils through pyritization. Also known as Fool's Gold, this brassy, metallic mineral is often mistaken for gold
  • GREAT FOR GEOLOGY CLASSROOMS | Excellent for exercises in identification and pyritization
  • GEOLOGIST SELECTED | Each specimen is selected and hand processed by an actual geologist, ensuring each sample exhibits defining features
  • LOCALLY PROCESSED | Our rock and mineral samples are sourced from a variety of locations around the world and are processed in Victor, NY
  • INDIVIDUALLY PACKAGED & LABELED | Each specimen sample is packaged in a transparent bag, and is labeled & barcoded for easy identification

Raw Pyrite Specimen
Single Sample, 1"

Pyrite forms as hot water flows through fractures in subsurface rock. This deposition method allows pyrite to replace other minerals or fossils through pyritization. Also known as Fool's Gold, this brassy, metallic mineral is often mistaken for gold. Excellent for exercises in identification and pyritization.
While each specimen will vary slightly in shape, size and color, it will measure approximately 1" in length. Each is individually packaged, labeled & barcoded for easy identification and storage.

Selected & Processed by a Geologist.
Each and every specimen is selected and hand processed by an actual geologist, ensuring that each sample exhibits defining features. Rocks and minerals are sourced from a variety of locations around the world and are processed by hand in Victor, NY.
Technical Support
Always feel free to reach out to our team of scientists and geologists for additional information, or to assist you with any questions regarding our rock and mineral samples.