Marcasite Photos  
Cochise College               
Photos of Minerals
Geology Home Page

Roger Weller, geology instructor

wellerr@cochise.edu     copyright 2016-R.Weller 

 
botryoidal marcasite-2
Marcasite is also known as a white iron pyrite because its color on a fresh surface
is more pale than the brassy yellow of pyrite.  Marcasite can also form in a bubbly
shape (botryoidal).

 


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Photo is copyright free only for non-commercial educational uses.
Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College.