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Iron pyrite

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This page provides information about the commodity Iron pyrite in mineral resources and mining.

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Properties of Iron pyriteHide

6 - 6½ on Mohs scale
4.8 - 5 g/cm3 (Measured)    5.01 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Other Commodities associated with Iron pyrite *Hide

CommodityAssociated LocalitiesTotal Localities% Association (commodity)% Association (Iron pyrite)
Copper338,5120.39% of all Copper deposits have Iron pyrite.33.33% of all Iron pyrite deposits have Copper.
Zinc213,9690.53% of all Zinc deposits have Iron pyrite.21.21% of all Iron pyrite deposits have Zinc.
Lead206,8310.29% of all Lead deposits have Iron pyrite.20.20% of all Iron pyrite deposits have Lead.
Silver169,5350.17% of all Silver deposits have Iron pyrite.16.16% of all Iron pyrite deposits have Silver.
Gold1520,8860.07% of all Gold deposits have Iron pyrite.15.15% of all Iron pyrite deposits have Gold.
Iron76,3050.11% of all Iron deposits have Iron pyrite.7.07% of all Iron pyrite deposits have Iron.
Arsenic56620.76% of all Arsenic deposits have Iron pyrite.5.05% of all Iron pyrite deposits have Arsenic.
Limestone51,6650.30% of all Limestone deposits have Iron pyrite.5.05% of all Iron pyrite deposits have Limestone.
* in exploitable quantities, based on associations listed on mindat.org

Companies producing Iron pyriteHide

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Deposits of Iron pyriteHide

This map shows a selection of deposits that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates.
  • Wallonia
  • Oruro
    • Cercado Province
      • Oruro City
  • Pará
    • Carajás mineral province
      • Canaã dos Carajás
Vale SA
  • England
      • Camborne
  • Alabama
    • De Kalb Co.
  • Arkansas
    • Carroll Co.
      • Berryville
  • California
    • Alameda Co.
      • Berkeley
        • Berkeley Hills
      • Diablo Range
        • Oakland Hills (San Leandro Hills)
          • Oakland
            • Leona Heights
              • Leona Heights deposit
    • Marin Co.
      • Bolinas
  • Colorado
    • Montezuma Co.
  • Massachusetts
    • Franklin Co.
      • Rowe
  • Minnesota
    • Aitkin Co.
      • Cuyuna Range
  • North Carolina
    • Alamance Co.
    • Jackson Co.
    • Macon Co.
  • Oregon
    • Grant Co.
      • Quartzburg District (Comer District)
    • Wallowa Co.
      • Wallowa Range District
  • South Dakota
    • Custer Co.
      • Unorganized District
    • Lawrence Co.
      • Galena District
      • Two Bit District
  • Tennessee
    • Carter Co.
      • Stony Creek District
    • DeKalb Co.
      • Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District
    • Polk Co.
      • Ducktown District
        • Cherokee open pit
    • Sullivan Co.
      • Fall Branch Barite District
  • Texas
    • Williamson Co.
  • Virginia
    • Albemarle Co.
      • Proffit
    • Appomattox Co.
    • Botetourt Co.
    • Campbell Co.
      • Campbell-Pittsylvania Counties Barite
      • James River-Roanoke River Mn-Fe-Ba District
    • Carroll Co.
      • Southern Section-Blue Ridge Province
        • Gossan Lead District
          • Dalton Hill
        • Native Lead
    • Cumberland Co.
      • Gold-Pyrite Belt
    • Fauquier Co.
      • Culpeper Basin
    • Floyd Co.
      • Southern Section-Blue Ridge Province
        • Southern Lead
    • Grayson Co.
      • Southern Section-Blue Ridge Province
    • Louisa Co.
      • Gold-Pyrite Belt
    • Madison Co.
    • Mecklenburg Co.
      • Hamme Tungsten
    • Montgomery Co.
      • Southern Section-Blue Ridge Province
    • Orange Co.
      • Barboursville Basin
    • Page Co.
    • Patrick Co.
    • Prince William Co.
      • Gold-Pyrite Belt
        • Dumfries
    • Rockingham Co.
      • Edom
      • Shenandoah Valley
        • New Market
      • Timberville
    • Shenandoah Co.
      • Shenandoah Valley
        • Mt. Clifton
        • Rinkerton
        • Timberville
    • Smyth Co.
      • Rye Valley Lead-Zinc District
    • Spotsylvania Co.
      • Gold-Pyrite Belt
    • Stafford Co.
      • Gold-Pyrite Belt
    • Wythe Co.
      • Bertha District
      • Cripple Creek-New River
      • New River-Cripple Creek Region
        • Austinville-Ivanhoe District
      • Sand Mountain
  • Wyoming
    • Fremont Co.
    • Laramie Co.
      • Silver Crown Mining District
    • Park Co.
  • Mashonaland Central
    • Mazowe District
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