Pyrite forms in sedimentary rocks in oxygen-poor environments in the presence of iron and sulphur. Pyrite, also known as Fool’s Gold, that crystallises in the form of masses, cubic, stalactites, and botryoidal. It is a stone of defence and protection.

Chakras - Solar Plexus, Heart & Root

Activates - Exercising and Sports, Strength, Creativity, Clarity, Confidence, Power, Physical Healing, Stress Relief, Focus, Balancing Polarities, Manifestation, Determination, Action, Resolution, Mastering Fear, Motivation, Creating Your Own Reality, Luck and Good Fortune

Healing Physical - Can be used in the treatment of the structure of the bones and the composition of the cells as well as treatment and repair of cells and prevention of RNA/DNA damage. It treats lung disorders and bronchitis and has been used to reduce swelling and fevers.  Aids treatment of infective disease, as well as giving protection from the disease for the caregivers. Pyrite is an incredible stone for cutting down on environmental pollution and the effects of this on the body.

Planets – Mars & Sun

Zodiacs – Leo

Elements – Earth/ Fire

Colours – Pale brass-yellow with some black veins

Numerical Vibration - 3

Appearance – Brassy shiny with dark metallic indents if tumbled.

Rarity – Readily available

Source – Italy on Elba and at Piedmont, Spain, Kazakhstan, United States from Colorado, Illinois, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Montana, Washington, and Missouri, and also in Peru

Hardness – 6-7

Chemical Composition – FeS2

Family - Sulphide

Healing with Pyrite


♥ Action

♥ Balancing Polarities

♥ Clarity

♥ Confidence

♥ Creativity

♥ Creating Your Own Reality

♥ Determination

♥ Focus

♥ Luck and Good Fortune

♥ Manifestation

♥ Mastering Fear

♥ Motivation

♥ Physical Healing

♥ Power

♥ Resolution

♥ Strength

♥ Stress Relief