Emerald and Pyrite crystals growing on top of their matrix, Approx. 5.2 x 4 x 2.8 inches, 1.19kg.
EMERALD is a variety of beryl made green by the presence of chromium. The natural prismatic crystal inspired the rectangular “emerald-cut” to maximize material. Aztecs associated it with the Quetzal bird of reincarnation. Alchemists associated it with Mercury, conductor of souls, messenger to the Gods. Source: Brazil, Colombia, India, Africa. Healing: prosperity, hope, recovery, friendship
IRON PYRITE, often called "fool's gold". Pyrite occurs in many forms under varied conditions: cubic, orthedral, botyoidal, massive, granular, and nodular. It is also found in prehistoric burial mounds, valued for its warm color and metallic luster, and was was named from the Greek word for fire, pyr. Sources: North America, Peru, Chile, and Spain. Healing: confidence, wealth, protection.