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Marcasite


Mineral Name: Marcasite

Composition: Iron sulfide

Nomenclature: Named after the Arabic or Moorish words "marchesita" and "marchasite" of uncertain derivation.

Industrial Uses: Iron ore.

Additional Notes: Also referred to as white iron pyrite.



France : Scott 2017 : 2 francs : 13 Sep 1986

Marcasite