Chemical Composition: Rhodochrosite is manganese carbonate; often contains calcium, iron, magnesium, and zinc.
Hardness: 3.5 - 4 Location: Argentina, Peru, China, Romania, Poland, Newfoundland, United States.
Metaphysical Properties: Stone of love and balance. Assists in expanding consciousness, and healing Mother Earth. Balances emotions and male/female energies. Astrological Signs: Scorpio and Leo Chakras: Heart, base, and sacral.
The name Rhodochrosite comes from the Greek "rhodon" for rose, and "chros" for color.
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