These small samples show the natural cubic shape of pyrite. Also known as “fool’s gold,” pyrite is one of the most attractive minerals and is a “must-have” for collectors. Pyrite is a mineral commonly found in Indiana, but these gold-colored cubes are from Spain.
2005, Pyrite sample sulfide cubic system (FeS2); originates from Spain: Indiana Geological Survey Miscellaneous Item 52
Notes: Geologic information for educators
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