Rhodonite is an attractive mineral that is often carved and used in jewellery. It is named after the Greek word for rose, rhodon. Its rose-pink colour is distinctive and can only be confused with rhodochrosite. While rhodonite does not react to acids and is usually associated with black manganese minerals and pyrite.
Rhodonite soothes the nervous system. This gemstone vibrates with love. Just holding this gemstone promotes relaxation and brings a sense of well-being. This is a balance gemstone and is used to clear the psychic centres.