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Iron Pyrite

Chemical Composition: FeS2, Iron Disulfide, often with substantial amounts of nickel and cobalt

Hardness: 6 - 6 1/2

Occurrence: Brass-yellow in color, metallic, often tarnished with a film of iron oxide. Crystal formation varies, isometric in cubes and pyritohedrons, rarely as octohedrons. Also granular, massive, fibrous, stalactitic, and mammillary. Pyrite is found in many different rocks, and in hydrothermal veins. Localities in the U.S. include Utah, Illinois, Colorado, and Pennsylvania. Large amounts of Pyrite may be found in Peru, and stunning specimens can be found in Spain. Commonly known as "fool's gold."

Metaphysical Properties: Stone of protection. Wards off negative energy and physical danger. Stimulates intellect, enhances memory.

Corresponding Astrological sign: Leo

Chakra: 3rd Chakra - Solar Plexus, represents physical perfection

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Iron Pyrite Specimen

IP-41 Iron Pyrite concretion specimen, from China. Iron Pyrite crystals that have formed on a natural concretion of black shale. This is exactly as it was when extracted from the ground - it has not been cut or polished - this is a natural formation!--SOLD
$122.00

Iron Pyrite Sphere, from Peru

IP-32 Iron Pyrite Sphere, from Peru. Approximately 2.25 inches in diameter. Glittery cavities of pyrite crystals within sphere.
$68.00

Iron Pyrite Sphere, from Peru

IP-32b Iron Pyrite Sphere, from Peru. approx. 2 inches in diameter. Glittery cavities of pyrite crystals within sphere.
$62.00

Iron Pyrite Cubes from Spain

IP-7 Iron Pyrite Cubes from Spain. 1.25 inches to 1.5 inches long. High Grade Iron Pyrite Cubes from Logrono, Spain. These are completely natural formations - these are NOT cut!
$50.00

Iron Pyrite Specimen

IP-37 Iron Pyrite specimen. Approximately 2.65 inches long.
$48.00

Iron Pyrite Specimen

IP-38 Iron Pyrite specimen. Approximately 2.65 inches long.
$40.00

Iron Pyrite Cube on matrix

IP-24 High Grade Iron Pyrite Cubes on matrix from Spain. These are completely natural formations - these are NOT cut!
$39.00

Iron Pyrite Specimen

IP-39 Iron Pyrite specimen. Approximately 2.5 inches long.
$38.00

Iron Pyrite Specimen

IP-40 Iron Pyrite specimen. Approximately 1.75 inches long.
$26.00

Iron Pyrite Cubes from Spain

IP-7c Iron Pyrite Cube, Spain. Approximately .75 inches by 1 inch long. High Grade Iron Pyrite Cubes from Logrono, Spain. These are completely natural formations - these are NOT cut!
$18.95

Iron Pyrite by the pound

RM-IP Rough Iron Pyrite Material. 1 pound
$11.95

Iron Pyrite Specimen

IP-36a. Iron Pyrite specimen from Peru. Weight .70 - .78 pound.
$9.00

Iron Pyrite Specimen

IP-36b Iron Pyrite specimen from Peru. Weight .60 - .68 lb.
$8.00

Iron Pyrite Cluster

Iron Pyrite Cluster from Peru, about 2 inches to 2.5 inches long
$6.00