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How much do you know about fool’s gold? [quiz]

Many people have heard of Pyrite, most-commonly referred to as fool’s gold, but far less people know about pyrite’s cultural significance or its prevalence throughout history. From American mining lore to Greek philosophy and medieval poetry, pyrite appears throughout our past, and continues to influence our lives today. Take this quiz to find out how much you know about fool’s gold, or perhaps discover how much more you have yet to learn.

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Feature Image: Pyrite by James St. John, CC BY 2.0 via Flickr.

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