Pyrite has cube-like or block-like formations.
Color: silvery or brassy metallic gold
Chakra(s): root, navel, and solar plexus
About the stone: Pyrite is iron sulphide and crystallizes in the cubic system.
Astrological sign(s): Leo
Mohs scale: 6.5–7
Spiritual uses: Pyrite reminds you of the golden flecks in your halo.
Mental uses: The golden vibration of pyrite assists you in remembering your magnificence. You are powerful, so use this gemstone to remember who you truly are and watch your self-esteem increase. Growing in block formations, it is inherent within the stone to offer a strong foundation to improve some of your core beliefs about yourself.
Emotional uses: The Pyrite Sphere helps strengthen courage and self-confidence. Use this stone when you need the guts to set boundaries and stand up for yourself. It helps you feel empowered. This golden gem offers the opportunity to allow the reflection and expansion of the positive qualities within you.
Physical uses: Pyrite Sphere is a stone of financial abundance. Use this stone with intention when you are trying to improve your financial status. Draw on its gold energy while you take action to increase your monetary wealth. This stone also provides physical protection by deflecting negative energy or situations.
Divine guidance: Are you worried about having enough money? Can you accept prosperity? You can earn an unlimited income doing what you love. You have the skills necessary to follow your dreams. Have the confidence and believe in yourself and your ability to be prosperous and abundant.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones. (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo