Perfect for gift giving or keeping for yourself, these gemstone specimens from Dakota Stones come conveniently packed in a clear plastic terrarium that serves as protection for your new, unique gemstone specimen but also serves as a great display case for you to keep in your collection.
Each specimen will vary in size and shape. Yours is truly one-of-a-kind!
Pyrite isoften referred to as “Fool’s Gold”.
Disclaimer: This item should be handled with care. It is not a toy. If taken out of the display terrarium it came in, please be sure to wash your hands after handling.
Pyrite, an iron sulfide, is characterized by its metallic luster and brass to yellow hue that have earned it the nickname “fool’s gold.” Pyrite is actually lighter in color than gold as well as harder and more brittle. It derives its real name from the Greek “pyrites,” meaning “of fire,” as it creates sparks when struck on steel. It is found around the world in many unusual natural formations including globes, cubes, flat radial disks and dodecahedral crystals with twelve pentagonal facets.