Pyrite (iron)

$5.50 inc GST

Chemically, pyrite is an iron sulfide with the chemical formula FeS₂

Approx dimensions: 4 x 2 x 2cm

Metallic lustre

Black to slightly green streak

Moh’s hardness 6-6.5

Conchoidal fractureCleavage, none

Cubic crystal structure is clearly visible and crystal faces display striations typical of pyrite

The specimen can be handled by students without damage if it is handled with care.

Specimens shown are representative only.

4 in stock