Rhodonite

Chemical Formula: (MnSiO3)

Description

Rhodonite is the official state mineral of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and derives it’s name from the Greek word “rhodon,” meaning rose. Often confused with Rhodochrosite, Rhodonite exhibits rosy pink and black coloration, due to trace amounts of iron and calcium and is very rarely translucent.

Metaphysical Properties

Rhodonite helps individuals connect with nature and feel comfortable outdoors. It also opens the heart and encourages positive a attitude. Bring rhodonite with you when traveling, camping or exploring the wilderness.