This is a gorgeous specimen of top polished Rhodochrosite from Peru. The top side has been polished to show off the patterns of black manganese oxide in the crystal, and even has flecks of golden pyrite in. The back has been left natural to show off the crystal formation.
Size: 62mm x 45mm x 37mm
Rhodochrosite is a very attractive pink-red colour, with collectible specimens being rare, and large crystals of the mineral even more so. Rhodochrosite is the national gemstone of Argentina, and it is also the state gemstone of Colorado. The ancient Inca civilisation called it the Inca Rose and believed that Rhodochrosite was the blood of their former kings and queens turned to stone!
Rhodochrosite Metaphysical Properties include:
- Boosting passion and sex drive
- Improving courage
- Helping to destress, provides a comforting energy
- Expands love and compassion
- Helps in expanding the consciousness
- Can help to enhance dream state
- Gives creativity a lift
- Good for relationships, helps to attract a soul mate
- Helps to deal with painful feelings
- It forces you to confront irrational fear and paranoia
- Soothes emotional stress
- Helps to lift depression