Rhodonite commonly occurs in association with manganese ore deposits in hydrothermal or metasomatic veins. It is used as a decorative stone.
Reddish pink with thin veins or patches, or grey to black
5.5 - 6.5
India, Australia, USA, Russia
Healing Properties: Excellent for clearing the heart chakra, while providing balance of physical and mental energy.
Rhodonite is used in the treatment of emphysema and can also be used in the treatment of inflammation of the joints.
* Scientific proof may not be available to substantiate these claims.