Physical Characteristics: A mangonese carbonite. Hardness 3.5 to 4. Rhodochrosite can be found in Argentina, Romania, China, and in Colorado in the U.S. This piece is from Argentina and has been cut and polished into a slab.
Metaphysical Properties: This "Stone of Love and balance" provides love and balance for the body on all levels. It brings in heavenly energies, and is a great mediation tool. It can also be used to give Mother Earth love and healing energy. It can be used for energizing or purification. It works well with the base, sacral, and heart chakras.