Natural Marcasites

NATURAL EARTH MINE GENUINE MARCASITE

COLOR: Tin-white on fresh surface, pale bronze-yellow, darkening on exposure

LUSTER: Metallic

ORIGIN: Mexico, Peru, France, China, Russia, the United States and England

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION: FeS2 (Iron Sulphide)

CUT: Round, Square

SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 4.875 – 4.887

REFRACTIVE INDEX: Over 1.81

HARDNESS: 6 – 6.5

FORMATION: Marcasite occurs in sedimentary environments formed characteristically under low temperature, highly acidic conditions.

BIRTHSTONE: Marcasite is not a primary stone for any sign of the zodiac, however it is often associated with the sign of Leo because it reflects the golden hues of the sun, it’s ruler.

UNUSUAL PROPERTIES: Marcasite is a polymorph of pyrite which means that it has the same chemistry as pyrite but a different structure and, therefore, different symmetry and crystal shapes. Natural Marcasite is used for Yang energy, concentration, memory, hysteria, cleansing the blood, warts, moles, freckles, spleen. Because of its resemblance to gold, marcasite (pyrite) has earned it nicknames “Fool’s Gold” or “Healer’s Gold”

USAGE: Rings, Bracelet, Earrings and any other jewellery.

WHAT WE SUPPLY: Best quality Natural Marcasite in above mentioned Cut in different sizes.

 

We offer Marcasites from 2 origins
Natural Marcasites

Natural Swiss Marcasites

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