Pyrite - P2.77
Pyrite Heart from Morococha, Peru
2" x 1" x 1.75" / 2.77 oz
Pyrite is a brass-yellow mineral with a bright metallic luster. It has a chemical composition of iron disulfide (FeS2) and is the most common sulfide mineral. It forms at high and low temperatures and occurs, usually in small quantities, in igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks worldwide. This piece has been cut by hand into the shape of a heart.