The mineral pyrite, or iron pyrite, also known as fool's gold, is iron sulphide with the chemical formula FeS₂. Pyrite is considered the most common of the sulphide minerals. Pyrite's metallic lustre and pale brass-yellow hue give it a superficial resemblance to gold, hence the well-known nickname of fool's gold.
Pyrite is the stone of protection perfect for travelers as it helps keep away physical danger and act as a personal bodyguard, deflecting the negative energies, and leaving your energy fields free of bad vibrations. This stone may help you stay inspired. You will remain grounded, even when there are many things happening in your life that leave you feeling depleted.