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Curious Minds Did You Know? The California Gold Rush which started in January 1848, brought approximately 300,000 people to the "Golden State"!
The mineral Pyrite, or Iron Pyrite, also known as Fool's Gold, is an iron sulphide. This mineral's metallic lustre and pale brass-yellow hue give it a superficial resemblance to gold, hence the well-known nickname of fool's gold coined by unlucky prospectors.