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can pyrite form allong side gold (like on the same rock but totally seperate from each other)

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asked Nov 9, 2015 by Ike Snelgrove (120 points)

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This would be an interesting rock. I find pyrite everywhere, in interesting forms like cubic crystals and orb-like shapes and in fossil bearing rocks, so I suppose it is possible.
answered Nov 10, 2015 by Weasel (44,080 points)
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Gold and pyrite can form in the same deposits, but a combination specimen is less-commonly encountered.
answered Nov 11, 2015 by hershel (47,760 points)