Known as "Fools Gold" because of it's superficial resemblance to gold, but also known as the "King's Stone" because it encourages personal power and leadership qualities. It enhances the protective and assertive male energies in both men and women. It aids in boosting women’s self-worth and helps overcome tendencies toward servitude and inferiority. It's a stone that energizes the base chakra.
It is also a Guardian Stone and protects from manipulation and danger. Great to be carried as an amulet for protection from harm.