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Pyrite

 Pyrite

Physical Properties

Pyrite is found worldwide in igneous, sedimentary and igneous rocks. Due to its brassy yellow colour it is sometimes mistaken for gold, hence the name fools gold. The name comes from the Greek word pyr meaning fire. Sparks can be caused when hit with a hammer. Chemical composition: Iron sulphide. Crystal structure: Cubic Hardness: 6

Metaphysical Properties and Crystal Healing

Pyrite, also known as Fool's Gold, one of the most grounding stones. Used for focus, practicality, logic, memory, clearing fuzzy thinking / scatteredness. Pyrite aids digestion, improves circulation, strengthens and oxygenates blood, enhances brain functions, influences a more positive outlook on life, enhances emotional body, strengthens will, helps one’s ability to work with others harmoniously, enhances practicality, helps with stomach, intestines, ulcers; sulphur and mineral assimilation, circulation, body acidity. Aids to counteract imbalances, depression, illusions / lack of clarity about situations / people. Great for grounding after meditation / psychic readings. Represents Sun's golden energy.

In Astrology

The famous mineralogist George Frederick Kunz in his 20th century book 'The Curious Lore of Precious Stones' associated golden pyrite to the Sun and Mercury and silver pyrite to the Moon. He also associated pyrite ashto the planet Jupiter and pyrite-tin to the planet Saturn.

7 Chakras

Pyrite activates Muladhara - the Root Chakra ( 1 ), Manipura - the Solar Plexus Chakra ( 3 ) and Anahata, the Heart Chakra ( 4 ).






pyrite 01

pyrite 01

Natural silver pyrite crystals. From the Peter Kleiner Collection. Dimensions: A: 2.44 x 2.26 x 2.54 cm approximately B: 3.9 x 3.73 x 3.1 cm...

£8.00

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Pyrite 02

Pyrite 02

Natural silver pyrite crystals. From the Peter Kleiner Collection. Dimensions: A: 3.27 x 2.33 x 1.66 cm approximately B: 2.68 x 2.78 x 2.46 cm...

£5.00

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Pyrite Cluster 001

Pyrite Cluster 001

Pyrites, galena and quartz cluster. Location: Madan, Bulgaria Approx. dimensions: 1.6 x 3 x 2 cm

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Pyrite Cluster 002

Pyrite Cluster 002

Pyrite and galena cluster. Location: Madan, Bulgaria. Approx. dimensions: 2 x 2.5 x 2.8 cm

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Pyrite Cluster 003

Pyrite Cluster 003

Pyrite, galena and quartz cluster. Location: Madan, Bulgaria Approx. dimensions: 3 x 2 1 cm

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