Its name comes from the Greek word “pyr”, which means fire, because in prehistoric times this stone was used to create a fire.
The Mayas used it as a mirror and the Egyptians as a decorative element representing the sun.
Pyrite contributes to the achievement of ones objectives; promotes sagacity and determines forces.
This stone represents wealth, power, and prosperity. It attracts money, instills great psychic energy and encourages the search of knowledge.
Pyrite is an excellent energy shield against negative energy.