Known for its raspberry pink to rose red hue, Rhodochrosite is brimming with a loving energy that soothes the heart, calms the soul, and induces inner peace. This soft mineral is an ore of manganese) and is used as a talisman of joy, healing, and self-actualization.
Brazil, China, India, and the USA
Rhodochrosite is a highly sought-after mineral because of its vivid red and hot pink crystals. It has a trigonal crystal system. It forms an uneven to conchoidal fracture when it breaks, with a vitreous to pearly luster.
Having a Mohs hardness rating of 3.5 to 4, Rhodochrosite is a soft mineral with a perfect cleavage which makes it difficult to polish. It can be cut into thin slabs to create cabochons, boxes, and other lapidary pieces.
Carrying, wearing, or meditating with a Rhodochrosite crystal is said to:
- Stimulate creativity
- Boosts mental clarity
- Activates self-expression
- Enlivens passion and sexuality
- Attracting love and romance
- Increases your telepathic ability with other people
- Create a connection with a lost friend or an old flame
It is also known to heal emotional trauma from childhood experiences and as a great support stone for caregivers, teachers, and pediatricians (people who work with and handle children).
Stonebridge Imports carries various selections of wholesale Rhodochrosite for collection, meditation, and decoration purposes. Check out your options below!