Pyrite with quartz, Mundo Nuevo Mine, Peru, MM#31


Pyrite, Mundo Nuevo Mine, Peru, MM#31, 99mm x 74mm x 54mm, 246.4 grams, Price: $60.00

A few small pyrite cubes are well hidden inside a beautiful quartz cluster. On many of the quartz points is secondary crystal growth in the form of nearly microscopic quartz needles at right angles to the long axis of the larger crystals. Many of these are coated in an unidentified black material. These tiny needle points are best seen under magnification.

Pyrite or iron pyrite, also known as fool’s gold, is an iron sulfide mineral. Pyrite usually occurs in quartz veins in sedimentary or metamorphic rock. It is often found in association with other sulfide or oxide minerals. These specimens were taken from the Mundo Nuevo Mine. Located in Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru.

Metaphysically, pyrite makes an excellent energy shield. It can block negative energies. Pyrite overcomes feelings of inertia and inadequacy. It increases energy and overcomes fatigue. In healing, pyrite is said to strengthen the digestive system and neutralize toxins. Pyrite can aid in the treatment of asthma and bronchitis.

  • Model: MM#31
  • Shipping Weight: 0.88lbs
  • 1 Units in Stock

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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 07 April, 2015.

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