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Magnificent Mineral–Marcasite

Magnificent Mineral–Marcasite

Marcasite is a mineral similar to pyrite, but not pyrite, but marcasite jewelry is not marcasite, but pyrite. Confused yet? Evidently back in medieval times, the two stones came under the same name. Today, this metallic black stone (pyrite) goes by the name marcasite in the jewelry store, and you’ll Read More

September 8, 2011 | By | Reply More
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