Marcasite specimen originally from Thunder Bay Canada. The orthrombic crystal structure is beautifully defined in this piece. The hues and size vary throughout making this specimen very interesting to admire.
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.