4th chakra, Heart. Rhodochrosite is the stone of love and balance. Cleanses the heart chakra and emotional body, releases suffering from past lives. Reprograms the emotional body to receive joy. Heals chronic self blame. This is the best gem grade Rhodochrosite that I have ever seen, you usually only see this fine of stone in jewelry. Used in the treatment of low blood sugar and diabetes. Fantastic!
Metaphysical Properties- Rhodochrosite is thought of as a spiritual body gemstone, it offers a higher frequency of energy which enters and moves throughout our spiritual bodies. It is thought of as a stone for the New Age referred to as the New Age Trinity stone because of the three colors within its range. Gold for wisdom, orange for creativity and pink for love. When you are drawn to Rhodochrosite it means that you are ready to learn more about your own spirituality and work to bring this energy into your heart. In a crystal healing layout, place your Rhodochrosite between your heart and solar plexus center, it will act as a bridge to bring light into these centers.
Numerology- Vibrates to the number 4. It is about structure and hard work.
Gemological Properties- Rhodochrosite is its own mineral species belonging to the trigonal crystal system. The chemical composition is MnCO3. Usually seen as translucent to opaque pink, often in banded patterns with layers or areas of white, gray, brown or yellow; also occurs in transparent pink to dark red. The refractive index is 1.597-1.817 and the specific gravity is 3.60. The hardness is 3.5-4.5 on the moes scale. The major sources are Argentina, Germany, Romania, South Africa and the USA.