Stone for Protection
A guide for the history, meaning, metaphysical uses, purposes, crystal healing, and properties of the protective Pyrite.
History of the Stone
Pyrite has a neat little spot in history for its relationship with man and fire. Pyrite was likely used by those of the Old Stone Age to start fires. Fire gives warmth, light, cooks food, and may help ward off wild animals. The stone's reputation of protection is certainly quite old, therefore it is often a top choice for those seeking spiritual protection of some sort.
Pyrite Pronunciation: /paɪɹaɪt/ (p-eye-right)
Pyrite Misspellings: Pirite, pyrit
Crystal System: Isometric
Etymology: From Greek “pyr” meaning “fire”
Pyrite’s name has great significance for human history. Striking pyrite with metal or a hard object was one of the first methods used to create fires. Today, it doesn’t have much commercial value. It has been used for sulfur in modern times. There might just be a pyrite renaissance yet, however. Pyrite could have a major role in data storage and processing.
Visually, it can have a rich golden color and striking metallic luster. Unlike actual gold, pyrite is very hard. Pyrite often forms in cubes. It is the most common disulfide mineral.
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The Wrap Up
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