Pyrite (in reality)

I studied geology as a teen and pyrite was always a favourite - from what I remember the cuboid formations are fairly common. I have a beautiful ammonite fossil somewhere formed from pyrite, with quartz crystals in the chambers - looks something like this:



I don't care what anyone one says... Geology is as cool AF. Nothing beats cracking open a rock and finding something like that.
 
I studied geology as a teen and pyrite was always a favourite - from what I remember the cuboid formations are fairly common. I have a beautiful ammonite fossil somewhere formed from pyrite, with quartz crystals in the chambers - looks something like this:



I don't care what anyone one says... Geology is as cool AF. Nothing beats cracking open a rock and finding something like that.
Indeed, though most of the time when you crack open a rock you find... more rock.
 
That sea snail shell does look cool :)

Not sure where this thread was meant to go but the cubic crystals were worth a click in and of themselves.
 
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