Peruvian Pyrite Sphere


Pyrite Sphere from Peru

Approximate Dimensions: D: 3.5"

The mineral pyrite is often referred to as Fool's Gold because its metallic luster and pale brassy hue give it a superficial resemblance to gold. It is commonly found throughout the world in many shapes and habits. The most sought after pieces naturally form in cubic shapes and pyritohedral clusters with great luster.