Fools fooled by Fool's Gold Found in Sihanoukville

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Fools fooled by Fool's Gold Found in Sihanoukville

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Tue May 22, 2018 12:16 am

May 21, 2018
Don’t be fooled by gold report: Mines Ministry
The Ministry of Mines and Energy has denied reports that gold was found at a construction site in Sihanoukville.

The ministry said on Friday that there had been reports of the find by a Chinese firm at Che Cheang Special Economic Zone in Prey Nop district.

However, investigators had discovered that a mineral known as fools’ gold was to blame.

The ministry said reports of gold had come as a surprise to people and provincial officials in Sihanoukville.

To establish the facts, the ministry sent a technical group in conjunction with Prey Nop district authorities to investigate.

The site, at the foot of a mountain, is being prepared for use in the special economic zone.

The ministry said the mineral found was an iron sulphide with the chemical formula FeS2. This has a yellowish-white or gold colour. The mineral, called iron pyrite, also goes by the nickname fools’ gold. ... -ministry/

ImageFool's Gold or Iron Pyrite
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Re: Fools fooled by Fool's Gold Found in Sihanoukville

Post by Artful Dodger » Tue May 22, 2018 6:40 am

Absolute Fools...

Gold, unlike pyrite does not change color when rotated with different angles of light reflecting. It is a dead give-away in the first instance.
Water quenches the thirst, alcohol releases the truth.
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