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Iron Pyrite specimens from Peru and Spain. High grade cubic iron pyrite frfom Spain. Pyrite clusters from Peru. Iron Pyrite is commonly known as "fool's gold."
IRON PYRITE

 

Chemical Composition:  FeS2, Iron Disulfide, often with substantial amounts of nickel and cobalt

Hardness: 6 - 6 1/2

Occurrence: Brass-yellow in color, metallic, often tarnished with a film of iron oxide.  Crystal formation varies, isometric in cubes and pyritohedrons, rarely as octohedrons.  Also granular, massive, fibrous, stalactitic, and mammillary.  Pyrite is found in many different rocks, and in hydrothermal veins.  Localities in the U.S. include Utah, Illinois, Colorado, and Pennsylvania.  Large amounts of Pyrite may be found in Peru, and stunning specimens can be found in Spain. Commonly known as "fool's gold."

Metaphysical Properties: Stone of protection.  Wards off negative energy and physical danger.  Stimulates intellect, enhances memory.

Corresponding Astrological sign: Leo

Chakra: 3rd Chakra - Solar Plexus, represents physical perfection


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Iron Pyrite specimens from Peru, sold by weight


#IP-36a. Iron Pyrite specimen from Peru. Weight .70 - .78 lb. $9 each

 


#IP-36b. Iron Pyrite specimen from Peru. Weight .60 - .68 lb. $8 each

 


#IP-36c. Iron Pyrite specimen from Peru. Weight .50 - .59 lb. $7 each

SOLD OUT


#IP-36d. Iron Pyrite specimen from Peru. Weight .40 - .48 lb. $6 each

SOLD OUT

#IP-36e. Iron Pyrite specimen from Peru. Weight .32 - .35 lb. $4 each

SOLD OUT


Iron Pyrite Spheres from Peru

#IP-32 Iron Pyrite Sphere, from Peru. approx. 2" in diameter. Glittery cavities of pyrite crystals within sphere. $49 each

TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT


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Iron Pyrite Clusters from Peru
#IP-2 Small Iron Pyrite Cluster, about 1.5" long. $3.50 each


#IP-3 Small Iron Pyrite Cluster, about 1.25" long. $1.50 each


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Iron Pyrite Material

#RM-IP Rough Iron Pyrite Material. 1 pound bag for $11.95



 

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