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Published: 25 June 2015

320 Pages | 58 illustrations


ISBN: 9780190203672

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A Natural History of Fool's Gold

David Rickard

  • The first accessible book on pyrite, the mineral more commonly known as fool's gold.
  • Reveals pyrite's influence in the art, myth, and literature of ancient civilizations from around the world.
  • Discusses pyrite's unique scientific properties, showing readers why the mineral shines like gold and the various reasons it merits further scientific study.

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