Rhodonite is a manganese metasilicate mineral often with black manganese oxide inclusions. The color ranges from rose pink/red to brownish pink/red. Another crystal that is similar in coloration is Bustamite.
Rhodonite has also been worked as an ornamental stone. In the iron and manganese mines at Pajsberg near Filipstad and Långban in Värmland, Sweden, small brilliant and translucent crystals (pajsbergite) and cleavage masses occur. Fowlerite occurs as large, rough crystals, somewhat resembling pink feldspar, with franklinite and zinc ores in granular limestone at Franklin Furnace in New Jersey.
Rhodonite is the official gemstone of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Rhodonite: Meanings, Benefits and Properties
The frequency of Rhodonite connects to the heart chakra. It helps one to “give” love by directing the energy outwards so that one is generous and compassionate in one’s attitudes and actions to oneself and others.
The energy of Rhodonite helps one to discover one’s gifts and talents and to use them for the “greater good”, thus helping with one’s self-worth because by recognizing one’s gifts and talents, one can realize that one is able to help others and “play a part”.
This lovely crystal helps energy to flow throughout one’s energy fields thus supporting one’s physical well-being by strengthening and supporting various organs and glands to detoxify and purify one’s physical vehicle.
- Weight Regulation
- Self-Worth – Emotional
- Gifts and Talents
- Love – Directed Outward