|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Peru > Pyrite|
|Locality:||Mina San Jose de Huanzala, Huallanca District, Huanuco, Peru|
|Description:||Complex cluster of yellow metallic pyrite crystals. Note the uncommon surface cracks that were caused by deformation post-crystallization. Pyrite is also called Fool's Gold because inexperienced gold miners mistook it for real gold.|
|Overall Size:||6x5x5 cm|
|Status:||Sold - Posted here for reference only|
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