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Rhodonite

Rhodonite is a stone named for its color; in Greek, "rhodon" means rose. Rhodonite is said to have healing and soothing properties. It is said to promote balance and love.

Healing properties and meaning of rhodonite

Rhodonite is said to be a stone that can provide balance and love. It is also said to be good for promoting memory, attention and focus. Rhodonite is said to have soothing and healing effects. The stone is recommended for people with grief or stress.

How to use rhodonite

In addition to our charms, connectors and beads you can make beautiful jewelry with, there are other uses. You can always carry the stone in your pocket. It is thought that you can then 'use' the beautiful properties of rhodonite at any time. 

How to care for my rhodonite

Rhodonite can be cared for in a variety of ways. For example, you can cleanse it in water and charge it in moonlight.

Where does rhodonite come from?

The deposits of rhodonite include Madagascar, Australia, Russia, South Africa, Finland, Canada and the United States.

History

Rhodonite was first found in Russia, in 1870. It did not become very popular in Russia until 100 years later. Rhodonite was used as ornaments but also as decoration. It was used in tiles of buildings, streets and walls.

Which horoscope fits rhodonite

Rhodonite fits the horoscopes of Taurus
Of course any stone can be good for you, try to sense it and see which one(s) you like.

Which chakra fits rhodonite

Rhodonite fits the heart chakra (4th).

The color of rhodonite

Rhodonite gets its beautiful color from the mineral manganese. This is also what the stone is named after; Rhodon means Rose in Greek. The black streaks and spots are formed by manganese oxide.

Chemical composition: (CaMg)(Mn2+,Fe2+)4[M[Si5O15) (Manganese Silicate)
Mohs hardness:5.5-6.5
Density:3.40-3.74