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Which mineral is nicknamed 'fool's gold' because its yellow colour often confuses gold prospectors?

Asked by dare devil, 15 Nov '09 08:07 am
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Pyrite
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 31 Aug '13 02:19 pm

 
  
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The mineral pyrite, or iron pyrite, is an iron sulfide with the formula FeS2. This mineral's metallic luster and pale-to-normal, brass-yellow hue have earned it the nickname fool's gold due to its resemblance to gold. The color has also led to the nicknames brass, brazzle and brazil, primarily used to refer to pyrite found in coal.
Answered by Deepak Joshi, 15 Nov '09 08:22 am

 
  
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Pyrite(FeS2).
Answered by amitava duttamajumdar, 31 Aug '13 03:02 pm

 
  
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Pyrite, am I right??? :-D
Answered by praveen, 15 Nov '09 08:08 am

 
  
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Iron pyrites.
Answered by Flying Saucer, 31 Aug '13 08:59 pm

 
  
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Pithal in Hindi
Answered by Anand Agarwal, 15 Nov '09 09:24 pm

 
  
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Brass ?
Answered by hitler, 15 Nov '09 08:08 am

 
  
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