Block of crystallized Pyrite from Peru
Measure: 2-3 cm. aprox.
Pyrite belongs to the cubic system and is cataloged in the sulphide group, with the chemical formula FeS 2. Pyrite is a very common mineral, found in a multitude of geological formations, from sedimentary deposits to hydrothermal veins, which Pyrite is known as the gold of lunatics because of its great similarity. It is used as iron ore and, at the level of the collection, it is well known for the beautiful crystals that have been located around the world. The famous places for the Pyrites are: Elba in Italy, HuÃ¡nuco in Peru, las dos aguas and Navaja in Spain,