I created these high quality Marcasite Earrings with thick high-quality brass, and the Marcasite crystal is ethically sourced from England!
Marcasite is iron sulfide with an orthorhombic crystal structure. It is not uncommon for marcasite to be confused for pyrite. Pyrite is iron sulfide with a cubic crystal structure. So while these stones have the same chemical formula with short bonding distances between sulfur atoms, the structures differ in how exactly they bond. Marcasite is also less common than pyrite and tends to weigh slightly less. The metallic shine of marcasite has been valued by numerous civilizations since antiquity. Marcasite is named for the Medieval Latin term "marcasita," a derivative of the Arabic word "markaschatsa," meaning "fire stone." This term isn't in reference to marcasite's beautiful metallic shine. Marcasite can actually spark when struck with iron or flint.
🔮Crystal Healing Meaning🔮:
Marcasite is said to be a gemstone used for powerful meditation. Marcasite gems aid in introspection and tend to resonate more strongly with higher, more spiritual chakras. According to many beliefs, marcasite is a talisman associated with wisdom, courage and expression. Metaphysical properties of marcasite also suggest it is a stone that inspires creativity when it comes to the arts and architecture. The stone helps fight intellectual fatigue, making it a favorite for students who are studying for big tests.
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