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You are hiking in the mountains and find a shiny gold nugget. It might be the element gold, or it might be "fool's gold ," which is a nickname for iron pyrite,
Which of the following physical properties do you think would help determine if the shiny nugget is really gold-appearance, melting point, density, or physical state?
Why do you think pyrite is commonly called fool's gold?
Because pyrite has the same appearance as gold. That is, people are fooled by their resemblance to gold.
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