Pyrite(pahy - rahyt)
What is Pyrite?
Pyrite Healing Properties and Benefits
Pyrite Spiritual Properties and Benefits
Pyrite Side Effects
Pyrite Meaning: What Does Pyrite Symbolize?
Varieties of Pyrites
How To Cleanse Pyrite?
Questions and Answers
No, Pyrite is not safe in water because it can contaminate the water with sulfur crystals. You should never let water touch the crystal.
Read more about 105 dangerous crystals to know how to handle such toxic crystals safely.
Yes, Pyrite can go in the sun for cleansing and charging rituals, but you shouldn’t leave it out in the sun for long periods as overexposure can affect its structural integrity.
Libra, Taurus, Gemini, and Virgo signs shouldn’t wear Pyrite unless recommended by their astrologists.
If your zodiac sign is ruled by the enemy planets of Pyrite, such as Mercury and Venus, avoid wearing Pyrite.
Pyrite doesn’t get scratched by gold because it has a higher hardness, but it will shatter like common glass when struck by a hammer. The best way to identify if your Pyrite is real is by using a magnet – if it sticks, it’s Iron Pyrite.
No, Chalcopyrite is different from Pyrite because it contains copper in iron disulfide, unlike Pyrite. Chalcopyrites have a green, blue, or purple tone on top of the brassy yellow luster seen in Pyrites.
The best way to activate Pyrite is sunlight, but Fire energy is also good for charging this crystal. Learn other ways to charge crystals here.
Pyrite works best with Clear Quartz, Amethyst, and Tiger’s Eye for purity, wisdom, and focus.
You should avoid cleaning Pyrite with water. Instead, use a soft bristle brush to clean the dust every week. Remember to keep it in a safe place, away from unexpected impacts.
No, Pyrite isn’t an expensive mineral. Pyrite costs $5 to $10 per carat, and rough Pyrites fetch a few cents per carat.
No, Pyrite doesn’t melt like Gold. When heated at high temperatures, it turns into Pyrrhotite.
Pyrite cracks show patterns of X, a star, or a cross, looking as if plants were trying to break through the mineral.
Interactions with Pyrite
Pyrite vs. Hematite
Pyrite and Hematite are good to use together because the same planet rules them.
|Chakras||Solar Plexus and Root.||Root|
|Ruling Planet||Mars and the Sun.||Mars|
|Ruling Element||Fire and Earth.||Fire and Earth.|
|MOHS||3 to 6.5||5.5 to 6|
Pyrite vs. Marcasite
Avoid using Pyrite with Marcasite as enemy planets rule them. Talk to your astrologist before wearing them.
|Chakras||Solar Plexus and Root.||Crown and Third Eye.|
|Ruling Planet||Mars and the Sun.||Mercury, Venus, and Moon.|
|Ruling Element||Fire and Earth.||Earth and Air.|
|MOHS||3 to 6.5||6 to 6.5|
Pyrite vs. Tiger’s Eye
Wearing Pyrite with Tiger’s Eye is good because the same planet rules both.
|Chakras||Solar Plexus and Root.||Third Eye, Throat, Solar Plexus, Sacral, and Root.|
|Ruling Planet||Mars and the Sun.||Mars and Sun.|
|Ruling Element||Fire and Earth.||Fire|
|MOHS||3 to 6.5||6.5 to 7a|
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