Origin: Madagascar (New find)


Marcasite, also known as white iron pyrite, is an iron sulfide with orthorhombic crystal structure. It is physically and crystallographically distinct from Pyrite, which is iron sulfide with cubic crystal structure. It is a much softer mineral than Pyrite.


The photos were taken in bright sunlight to bring out their best colours.

Marcasite - Rare Specimen - Madagascar

  • Marcasite

    Origin: Madagascar (New find)

    Size: 35 mm x 33 mm, 56 grams

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