PYRITE CRYSTAL FROM CHINA 70.9 CTS [MX2633 ]

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) not provided
Weight (carats) not provided
Colors

PYRITE CRYSTALS

This is a natural untreated  pyrite crystal mined in China.

Weight 70.9 cts

Size 23.5x 15x13 mm app

The mineral pyrite is an iron sulfide . This mineral's metallic lusterand pale-to-normal, brass-yellow hue have earned it the nickname fool's gold due to its resemblance to gold. Pyrite is the most common of the sulfide minerals. The name pyrite is derived from the Greek πυρίτης (purit�“s), “of fire” or "in fire”, from π�ρ (pur), “fire”. This name is likely due to the sparks that result when pyrite is struck against steel or flint. This property made pyrite popular for use in early firearms such as the wheellock.

Pyrite is usually found associated with other sulfides or oxides in quartz veins, sedimentary rock, and metamorphic rock, as well as in coal beds, and as a replacement mineral in fossils. Despite being nicknamed fool's gold, small quantities of gold are sometimes found associated with pyrite. Gold and arsenic occur as a coupled substitution in the pyrite structure.

19m 7s

Buy Now $11.00
$
Make an Offer
Shipping $4.00
21 Days via Standard Shipping
0 bids placed so far
Add to Watch List Ask a Question * All prices in USD

Audit Information

The Gemstone Sheriff program allows our members to request an audit on any auction, which is completed by an independent gemologist who assesses the accuracy of the item description and pictures.

Request Audit

Pricing & Details

Bid Increment $1.00
Starting Bid $11.00
Auction ID 99380
Watchers 3 watching
Viewed 1,043 times
Starts 21st Jun 2017 10:27pm PDT
Ends 22nd Jun 2017 10:25pm PDT

Shipping & Insurance

Provider Shipping Transit
FedEx $25.00 5 Days
Registered Shipping $15.00 10 Days
Standard Shipping $4.00 21 Days
Shipping Insurance all providers $7.00 (optional)

About Mineralgemworld

PSSST! WANT $10 OFF ANY GEMSTONE? CLICK TO REGISTER