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.
Emotional uses: Pyrite helps strengthen courage and self-confidence.
Physical uses: Pyrite is a stone of financial abundance. Use this stone with intention when you are trying to improve your financial status.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones. (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo