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Measurements are in millimeters, Weight in grams.
Colour: Pink, rose, brownish red, black, grey and yellow.
Luster: Greasy, Vitreous.
Crystal System: Triclinic crystal system
Chemical Formula: MnSiO₃
Hardness (Mohs): 5.5-6.5
Specific Gravity: 3.4-3.7
Refractive Index: 1.733-1.734
Origin of this Stone: Pakistan.
This material is rough, natural, untreated stone suitable for lapidary and hobby purposes. Photos may or may not be taken with the stone being wet. No filters of photo editing has been undertaken to enhance colouration. We have cut an end off so that you can see what is inside the stone and reduce your risk when buying rough.
Measurements are approximate. When we measure a stone, we don't measure from it's extreme pointy little tips. We measure the usable body of the stone for lapidary purposes. When you receive your stone, it will be slightly bigger than the description by 5-15mm.
Rhodonite is known for its capacity to bring emotional healing and to release blocked energy from within the heart chakra. These stones are excellent for balancing the emotions and during traumatic times this stone can be used to calm you.
If you are planning to use the material for lapidary purposes, you will need appropriate rock cutting and/or grinding machines or tools. Visit Lapidary Tools for a full range of equipment based here in Australia.