Rhodonite Crystal Properties

Self Esteem, Emotional Balance, Healing

Gems By LYC
4 min readNov 20, 2022
Raw and Tumbled Rhodonite Close Up

Spiritual Properties

  • Soothes the soul
  • Grounds your spiritual practice
  • Used to clear the psychic centers
  • Invites you to enhance your unique gifts
  • Helps you feel sure and secure about your purpose
  • Has a calming effect and helps quiet psychic energies
  • Helps you integrate your spirituality into everyday life
  • Shows you the spiritual gifts and abilities that have been hidden
  • Can provide a psychic link to the pattern of your personal destiny
  • Recognizes that you have a unique way of inspiring change in the world
Rhodonite Tumbles

Mental Properties

  • Clears Confusion
  • Relaxes the mind
  • Dispels uncertainty
  • Helps you be a service to others
  • Decreases hasty decision making
  • Used to clear the psychic centers
  • Connects your mind to your heart
  • Helps one discover hidden talents
  • Helps you to understand your purpose
  • Allows you to reach your full potential
  • Helps you feel apart of your community
  • Helps you be more generous and alturic
  • Aids you in achieving your highest potential
  • Promotes relaxation and brings a sense of well being
  • Helps dispel negative states of mind, such as confusion and anxiety

Emotional Properties

  • Raises self worth
  • Encourages forgiveness
  • Keeps emotions grounded
  • Promotes the energy of love
  • Brings love, heals, and calm
  • Clears away emotional wounds
  • Heals emotional shock and panic
  • Heals the heart and relationships
  • Helps you forgive yourself and others
  • Balances the emotions and the emotional body
  • Increases and aids in self esteem and confidence, and assurance
  • Helps ease the feelings of loneliness, commitment, and betrayal
  • Provides grounded support during tines of heartache and sorrow
  • An emotional balancer that clears away emotional wounds and scars from the past
  • Restores balance to your emotional body after a period of grief following a loss or disappointment
  • Shows you that revenge is a self destructive feeling and will help you remain calm in upsetting situations
  • Surfaces unnecessary suppressed feelings such as, anger, abandonment, betrayal, resentment, fear and terror from past and present issues and helps you remove them
Rhodonite Towers

Kundalini Properties

  • Grounds energy
  • Balances yin-yang
  • Wards off negativity
  • Supports your expression of energy
  • Stimulates, clears and activates the heart
  • Supports the flow of chi through the meridians of the body and directs it through the endocrine system


  • Chakras: Root and Heart
  • Energy: Receptive
  • Planets: Mars
  • Element: Earth, Fire
  • Zodiacs: Taurus
  • Number: 9
Rhodonite Hearts


  • I am living the life i want to live
  • I use my gifts to fulfill my soul’s purpose
  • I release old emotional wounds and open my heart to love

Health Benefits

  • Reduce scarring
  • Stimulates fertility
  • Relieves insect bites ​​
  • Stimulates the metabolism
  • Soothes the nervous system
  • Aids growth of the bones and ears
  • Eases inflammation of joints and arthritis
  • Strengthens the tissues, organs and glands
  • Supports the liver during the detoxification process
  • Helpful for ridding the body of gallstones or kidney stones
  • Treats emphysema, auto-immune diseases and stomach ulcers
  • Supports for weight loss, detoxification and purification of the body
Raw Rhodonite

Physical Properties

Color: Red, Pink, Brownish-red, Gray

Habit: Tabular crystals, massive, granular

Twins: Rare, Lamellar, composition plane {010}

Rarity: Rare

Luster: Vitreous to pearly

Species: Proxene

Zoning: Absent

Parting: Absent

Streak: White

Gravity: 3.57–3.76

Tenacity: Brittle

Fracture: Conchoidal to uneven

Cleavage: Perfect on {110} and {110}, (110) ^ (110) = 92.5°; good on {001}

Hardness: 5.5 to 6.5

Locations: Germany, Sweden, Russia, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Madagascar, South Africa, India, Australia, Canada and the USA

Inclusions: Black Manganese, Fowlerite, Calcite, Iron

Dispersion: Absent

Chatoyancy: Absent

Pleochroism: Weak

Fluorescence: Weak

Birefringence: 0.013

Diaphaneity: Opaque to translucent

Named After: Comes from the greek word rhodon meaning rose

Melting point: 1244 degrees celsius

Discovered In: 1790 in the Ural Mountains

Luminescence: Absent

Discovered By: German naturalist Christoph Friedrich Jasche

Chemical Name: Magnanese Silicate

Refractive Index: nα = 1.711–1.738, nβ = 1.714–1.741, nγ = 1.724–1.751


Optical properties: Biaxial (+)

Chemical Formula: (Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg,Ca)SiO3

Chemical Classification: Manganese Inosilicate

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