This octahedra Pyrite specimen is striking not only for its beautiful diamond-like formations, but also for the iron oxide that is growing all over it, providing a beautiful contrast of black and gold. It weighs just over 1lb and measures approximately 3.5x2x3"
Pyrite is known to promote intelligence and mental stability. It can assist in creativity and logic, memory retention, practicality and optimism. A pretty heady mineral. It is also a powerful protection stone and can help the holder to see behind facades.
This specimen is from Peru.