If you need help with manifesting your life’s big picture, pyrite is here to help. It’s name come from the Greek word for “of fire.” It was used to start fires since prehistoric times. It is helpful for completing projects. This a great addition to a grid. It is also believed to bring success.
AKA: “fool’s gold,” “the stone of luck”
Color: brassy yellow with metallic luster
Formation: A sulfide mineral that is often found in igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks. It can also form in fossils replacing weaker minerals in bones and shell.
Origins: Brazil, North America, Australia, Switzerland, South Africa, Europe, Asia, Greenland, Greece, Czech Republic, Russia, Italy, Peru, Norway, Wales, Mexico, Sweden, United States, Spain, Germany, France
Benefits: grounds, protects by deflecting negativity, promotes prosperity
Healing Properties: increases oxygen to the blood, strengthens the circulatory system
Chakra: Solar Plexus
History: The nickname “fool’s gold,” comes from prospectors in the California Gold Rush who were tricked by its luster. Pyrite is harder than gold, which is an extremely soft metal. Incas used pyrite for mirrors.
Birthstone Association Month: N/A
Tip: Never place pyrite in water as it will create sulfuric acid. Use a dry method to clean your stone.