Pyrite is a protection stone against negative energies of the mind, body and spirit. Pyrite is a stone that provides energy, strength, vitality and action to accomplish goals and step into one's personal power. As a result, it helps one bring abundance into fruition. It offers a “can do” and confident attitude that helps encourages one to overcome fears. Pyrite has a unique ability to grow in vastly different types of environments, therefore it promotes acceptance and moving through the changes in life.
Chakra: 3 Solar Plexus
Chemical Formula: FeS2
Pyrite is an iron sulphide. Pyrite can adapt and grow in a vast variety of environments. It is formed by metamorphic, sedimentary, or igneous processes. It also can come in all different shapes and sizes. A sulfide is a mineral where sulphur combines with other minerals. In this case, it combines with iron and sulphur. Within the human body, sulphur helps the body detox, encourages the elimination of disease and serves as the bodies defensive strength. It is an antidote for ridding the body of heavy metals. Iron is a vital element for the human body and makes metabolism possible.
Pyrite comes from the Greek word fire, and if rubbed against one another, it can spark. Iron was perceived to be the blood or life force of the earth itself. In ancient times, iron was used as a repellant to ward of malicious ghosts or entities. The Aztecs and the Incas of Peru polished Pyrite and used it for mirrors. The North American Indians viewed Pyrite as a stone of great magic and power. It was used by the medicine people during sacred healing ceremonies to obtain knowledge of the future.
- Small, 2" x 1.75" x 1.5"
- Large, 3.5" x 3" x 1.5"
Note: Sizes and shapes may vary. Crystals are not meant to replace or substitute the recommendations or advice of your physician or healthcare provider. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.