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Blackstar Jewelry

Quality, Hand-Crafted, Sterling Silver Jewelry from Nepal.

Apache Gold

Apache Gold is a combination of steatite and pyrite and is composed of light-colored feldspar phenocrysts with visible white mica. Apache Gold is a pyrite with magnetite.

Chemical composition: 
FeS2
Color: 
Gray-gold, golden with light and dark inclusion.
Lustre: 
Metallic
Hardness: 
6-6.5
Crystal system: 
Iron-sulfur composition
Origin: 
Jerome, Arizona (US)
Healing properties*: 
Stimulates the release and eliminations of toxins; leads to clear thinking and removes psychological blockages.
Folklore: 
The Apache Indians used Apache Gold for good luck. They believed it protected them against illness and death in battle and used it in their rituals.

* Scientific proof may not be available to substantiate these claims.