- Alternative Names: Fools Gold
- Crystal System: Cubic
- Formation: Primary, secondary or tertiary
- Mineral Class: Sulphide
- Location: Pyrite is the most widespread and abundant sulfide in the world and is found in most countries
- Hardest Mohs: 6 to 6.5
- Rarity: Common
- Colour: golden matellic
- Forms: natural, tumbled, cut and in jewelry
- Birthstone: Nil
Pyrite History/Mythology: the name pyrite means ‘fire stone’ and has been used since the Stone Age in order to start fires due to the spark it gives when struck by another stone. As it was considered that the fire it helped start ‘lived within’ it was used as a magic stone in amulets to bring warm and protection to the wearer. Pyrite is also more commonly know as ‘Fools Gold’ due to is similarity in colour to Gold.
Pyrite Metaphysical Healing Properties: Pyrite is a metallic stone and is considered a great stone to use when you feel you need protection or grounding. Pyrite is also considered a great stone to use in the protection against EMF Radiation. It has become associated with travel and being a good travel protection talisman as it is said to keep physical danger away. Pyrite assist you to bring up memories of better time particularly those associated with love and friendship and by doing so allows you to understand what is important in your life and move towards achieving your life purpose.. Pyrite is a wonderful stone to assist you to see through the facades and down to the truth of the situation. It is an abundance stone as it helps you to remove those concepts that are holding you back and allows you to realize that you are worthy to have everything you need and want in your life. Pyrite is a great aid in helping you to remember things as it is considered a memory enhancer.
Chakra – All Chakras
Healing – Assists DNA, all disorders of the lungs, reduces fevers and inflammation.
- Pyrite can be worn in direct contact with the body in a piece of jewelry particularly as an travel talisman or as a abundance stone.
- Can be used in all meditations
- As a hand warmer or comforter
- It is great to use in grids particularly if they are for protection against EMF Radiation or Abundance Work.
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