Pyrite

Pyrite

Pyrite is a iron sulfide mineral its chemical formula is

FeS
2

Pyrite has an isometric crystal system.

 

 

 

Physical Properties of Pyrite

Lustre: Metallic
Diaphaneity (Transparency): Opaque
Colour: Pale brass-yellow
Streak: Greenish-black
Hardness (Mohs): 6 - 6½
Hardness (Vickers): VHN100=1505 - 1520 kg/mm2
Hardness Data: Measured
Tenacity: Brittle
Cleavage: Poor/Indistinct
Indistinct on {001}.
Fracture: Irregular/Uneven, Conchoidal
Density (measured): 4.8 - 5 g/cm3
Density (calculated): 5.01 g/cm3

 * Physical properties of Pyrite was provided by mindat*

Energetic Properties of Pyrite

Key Words: Masculine energy, manifestation, action, vitality, willpower, creativity, confidence
Chakras: Solar Plexus (3rd chakra)
Physical: Supports male reproductive health, aids in fighting infection
Emotional: Encourages mastering fear and taking assertive action
Spiritual: Promotes positive attitude and stronge resolve, banishes negativity

* Energetic Properties of Pyrite was provided by Book of Stones*