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How Does Pyrite Form?

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During the gold rush, sometimes someone would think they'd struck paydirt and run to town with their find. When they arrive at wherever they would trade in their gold, they found out that it was in fact, fool's gold, or as it's officially known now, Pyrite. It was many a person who fell under the trap that they had found gold and then it would turn out that this was nothing more tha a pretty much worthless chunk of pyrite, which commonly forms in caves.
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Pyrite is formed deep in the earth, in veins that have been under high pressure and heat. Miners use to call it "fool's gold", due to the resemblance it has to real gold.
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