Pyrite has been used as a gemstone and iron ore since ancient times. It is often worked into cabochons and gives jewelry a unique shine.
Pyrite is a mineral composed primarily of iron and sulfur, but was named "fool's gold" because of its resemblance to gold nuggets.
Features of Pyrite Beads
Crystallography: IsometricMohs hardness: 6-6.5Birthstone: ---
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