fool's gold


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fool's gold:

see pyritepyrite
or iron pyrites
, pale brass-yellow mineral, the bisulfide of iron, FeS2. It occurs most commonly in crystals (belonging to the isometric system and usually in the form of cubes and pyritohedrons) but is also found in massive, granular, and stalactite
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fool's gold

[¦fülz ¦gōld]
(mineralogy)
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and focus on the words is like deliberately mining fool's gold.
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