Hardness: 6 to 6.5       Locations: USA, France, Mexico, Germany

Astrological sign of: Leo

Marcasite provides one with a view of oneself from an outside perspective and can provide insight to correcting unwanted qualities. It helps one make corrections easily. Also encouraging one to “shine”. It stimulates the senses and intellect. It helps softening expressiveness, dispelling both rash words and impatience. Marcasite represents spiritual development, eliminating the starvation of spirit.