The mineral Pyrite, or Iron Pyrite, also known as fool’s gold, is an iron sulfide with the chemical formula FeS2. This mineral’s metallic luster and pale brass-yellow hue give it a superficial resemblance to gold, hence the well-known nickname of fool’s gold. The color has also led to the nicknames brass, brazzle, and Brazil, primarily used to refer to pyrite found in coal.
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Pyrite is considered the most common of all the sulfide minerals. It has a brittle tenacity, and its color is pale brass-yellow reflective which tarnishes darker and iridescent. Some have been found to have greenish-black to brownish-black streaks. On the Mohs scale of hardness, Pyrite scores 6 to 6.5.
To give you confidence and harness the powerful and protective elements of Pyrite, keep it close to you at all times. The warrior stone can give you a boost of emotional strength and energy.
This powerful stone also encourages gratitude for the gifts you possess. It reminds you to be grateful for the power and wisdom granted by the Universe. And because you are humbled by this gift, the Universe grants you with an abundance of self-awareness, insight, and learning.
Pyrite is considered as a stone of protection for caregivers and medical workers. This mineral shields the body from environmental pollutants, preventing and repairing DNA damage. Wearers of Pyrite as said to ward off contagious diseases, making it useful in fighting colds, flu and other viruses, skin diseases, fungal infections, and other highly infectious diseases. It has also been used to lessen fever and reduce inflammation.
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