Hardness: 3.5 - 4.5
Locations: USA, South Africa, Russia, Argentina, Uruguay, Peru, Romania
Astrological sign of: Scorpio & Leo
Rhodochrosite is called the “stone of love and balance” beneficial for emotional release & balance, reducing mental stress, improving self-worth, instilling positive attitude and overcoming chronic self-blame and irrational fears; Assists with memory and intellect; The stone represents selfless love and compassion; Assists one in expanding their consciousness, and initiates intensive relaxation, acceptance and balancing. It removes tendencies toward avoidance or denial.