Pyrite derives its name from the Greek word for fire because when one strike two together it produces a spark. It brings masculine yang energy of manifestation, personal power and strength. Also known as Fool’s Gold, it helps one differentiate what is real and what is illusion and truth from falsehood. In divination, Pyrite can indicate increased prosperity coming one's way through one's past efforts. However, it warns; "Beware of those who spend your money for you or offer you a ‘deal’ too good to be true."