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Non-canon This page is not considered to be canon since it is either not from Rowling or was not included in the final version of Rowling's work.

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Etymology

Pyrite is a mineral, more commonly known as fool's gold.

Notes

This book is mentioned in an early draft of Philosopher's Stone as Hermione's source of information about alchemist Nicholas Flamel. It was included in the Scrapbook section of JKR's Official Site, and since it was not included in the final draft, is not considered canon.

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