Rhodonite crystal stone meaning

Rhodonite crystal stone meaning.

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Rhodonite meaning

A manganese inosilicate. (Mn, Fe, Mg, Ca)SiO3. It is a member of the pyroxenoid group of minerals. Rhodonite gem crystallizes in the triclinic system. It also commonly occurs as cleavable to compact masses with a rose-red color. The name comes from the Greek rhodos. Rosy, often tending to brown because of surface oxidation.

Rhodonite crystals often have a thick tabular habit but are rare. It has a perfect, prismatic cleavage, almost at right angles. The hardness is 5.5 to 6.5. The specific gravity is 3.4–3.7. Also the luster is vitreous, being less frequently pearly on cleavage surfaces.

The manganese is often partly replaced by iron, also magnesium, calcium, and sometimes zinc. It may sometimes be present in considerable amounts. A greyish-brown variety containing as much as 20% of calcium oxide. It is called bustamite. Fowlerite is a zinciferous variety containing 7% of zinc oxide.


The inosilicate, chain silicate, structure of red rhodonite rock has a repeat unit of five silica tetrahedra. The rare polymorph pyroxmangite is formed at different conditions of pressure and temperature. It has the same chemical composition. But a repeat unit of seven tetrahedra.

The stone is also an ornamental stone. In the iron and also manganese mines. The location is Pajsberg near Filipstad. And also Långban in Värmland, Sweden. Small brilliant and translucent crystals, pajsbergite, and also cleavage masses occur.

Fowlerite occurs as large, rough crystals. Somewhat it looks like pink feldspar. It s franklinite and also zinc ores, in granular limestone. We found it at Franklin Furnace in New Jersey, USA.


Silicate minerals are rock-forming minerals with predominantly silicate anions. They are the largest and most important class of rock-forming minerals. It make up approximately 90 percent of the Earth’s crust.

In mineralogy, silica, or silicon dioxide SiO2, which corresponds to x=2 in the general formula. It is usually considered a silicate mineral. Even though its silicate anion has no negative charge and it has no cations. We found silica in nature as the mineral quartz, and its polymorphs.

Rhodonite crystal meaning and healing properties benefits

The following section is pseudo scientific and based on cultural beliefs.

Rhodonite spiritual crystal stone meaning. A stone of compassion, an emotional balancer that clears away emotional wounds and scars from the past, and that nurtures love. It stimulates, clears and activates the heart.  The gemstone grounds energy, balances yin-yang, and aids in achieving one’s highest potential. It heals emotional shock and panic.


What chakra is rhodonite good for?

It helps to balance the emotions and calm impatience. Rhodonite is a very supportive stone that works with the Heart Chakra to attract love and ground negative energies.

Where should I put rhodonite stone in my house?

It is traditionally associated with the south area of a home or room, and with the fame and reputation area of your dwelling. Use its energy to give your life the boost it needs to enhance your standing in the community and within your family.

Can you sleep with rhodonite?

When we sleep we allow our need for control to release and the crystals energy can really begin to penetrate our aura. Sleep with crystal under your pillow and allow your dreams to deliver the messages through the night.

What crystals work well with rhodonite?

The stone harmonizes well with just about any heart stone, but is the most powerful in conjunction with rose quartz and emerald. Both of these stones offer immense amounts of healing to the heart and physical body. Using garnet with rhodonite will help work towards achieving your dreams.

Can I wash rhodonite?

When cleaning your stone, avoid using ultrasonic or steam cleaners as these can cause the stone to fracture. Instead, wash with warm soapy water and a soft cloth. Once washed, rinse thoroughly and dry. Don’t store jewelry with other items, as it can be scratched by these.

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