PYRITE (The Stone of Abundance & Self-Worth) resembles gold that has made it a traditional symbol for money and good luck. Its sunny golden color associates it with the sun, and with fortification and strengthening of the mind. The name comes from the Greek word meaning "a stone which strikes fire." Good for the brain, memory, and thought processes. It enhances "energy sparks" and leadership. Pyrite is also protective and can solve problems with bad neighbors. It is useful if one is accident-prone.