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Fool’s Gold: in Attractive Display Bottle, by Mining Mike

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Fool’s Gold

  • In an attractive corked bottle
  • Educational
  • Great for imaginative play

In stock

Fool’s Gold

Long ago, when dreams of untold riches led brave souls to explore distant lands, many sought after the most precious of all treasures: gold! With hearts filled with hope and anticipation, these adventurous souls ventured far and wide, digging deep into the Earth, following whispers of golden riches that seemed almost within their grasp.

Among these intrepid explorers were novice prospectors, eager to strike it rich and fulfil their grandest dreams. As they toiled under the sun, they stumbled upon a wondrous mineral that gleamed like the sun itself. Its brassy, golden-yellow hue captured their hearts and ignited visions of endless wealth.

But alas, as they rejoiced, fate had a lesson to teach. For you see, this dazzling mineral, though bewitching, was not the coveted gold they sought. It was Fool’s Gold – a cunning illusion cast by Mother Nature herself. Its true nature, a beautiful creation of iron and sulphur, was far from the precious metal they desired.

Despite the disappointment, a wise old miner, with laughter in his eyes, explained the playful trickery of Fool’s Gold. He shared tales of seasoned explorers who, too, had fallen under its spell, only to learn that true gold lay deeper, hidden from the surface. And so, the mineral earned its name – Fool’s Gold – a gentle reminder that even in the pursuit of treasure, wisdom and experience were the ultimate rewards.

Presenting Fool’s Gold for Young Explorers

In the spirit of these legendary adventurers, we present our captivating Fool’s Gold (Pyrite) in small, enchanting jars. These golden nuggets, though not genuine gold, hold the magic of an age-old tale that captures the imagination and sparks curiosity.

Each jar is a portal to a world of exploration, where young minds can learn about geology, history, and the wonders of the natural world. As they hold these glittering treasures in their hands, they become part of a story that has fascinated and amused generations.

Product Highlights

1. Sparkling Discovery: Witness the captivating sparkle of Fool’s Gold as it dazzles and gleams in the light. This miniature version of the gold-like mineral is sure to leave young eyes wide with wonder and excitement.

2. Geological Wonderland: Introduce children to the fascinating world of geology with this intriguing creation of iron sulphide (FeS2). Each jar holds a miniature treasure that showcases cubic crystal formations and delicate striations.

3. Endless Exploration: Foster a love for learning and exploration as children embark on a journey to uncover the secrets of Fool’s Gold. Whether used for educational purposes or imaginative play, the possibilities are boundless.

Let the Adventure Begin

Embrace the magic of geological exploration and allow young minds to be captivated by the allure of Fool’s Gold. Whether it’s a gift for budding geologists or a fun addition to educational play, these small jars of nature’s glittering treasure are sure to spark curiosity and wonder in the hearts of children.

Unleash the joy of discovery and make learning an exciting journey with Fool’s Gold. Add these enchanting jars to your cart and let the exploration begin!

Disclaimer: As with all natural products, variations in colour, size, and shape may occur. The product images are for illustration purposes only. Adult supervision is recommended during play to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

Bottle size: 6.5cm high (excluding cork), 3.5cm wide

Gross Weight: Around 100-130g (including bottle)

Ethically sourced. Read about our supplier’s Ethical Trading Statement


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