Small Pyrite matrix with single crystal, Navajun, Spain


Weight: 42 gr
Size of matrix 4 cm

Small piece of matrix with a fine perfectly formed cubic crystal of pyrite, found in Navajún, Spain.

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The mineral pyrite, or iron pyrite, also known as fool’s gold, is an iron sulfide with the chemical formula FeS2 (iron(II) disulfide). Pyrite is considered the most common of the sulfide minerals.

The best cubic crystals of pyrite of the world are extracted from this mine in Navajún, Spain. The biggest crystal so far had a size of 19 cm and weighed 9.5 kg.