Amethyst is purple quartz, and is a meditative and calming stone. Emotionally, amethyst can help heal personal losses and grief. Amethyst has a gently sedative energy that promotes peacefulness, happiness, and contentment.
Pyrite's golden sparkle associates it with the sun, and the solar plexus chakra. It is an aid in fortifying and strengthening the mind. It brings confidence and the persistence to carry things through to completion.