Love mineral Rhodochrosite
Love mineral Rhodochrosite. One of the oldest gemstones known to mankind, is Rhodochrosite – a semi-precious mineral appearance and markings reminiscent of rhodonite. Their similarity is caused by the presence of the chemical formula of the same element – manganese, which is caused by the appearance of a beautiful and stable color from pink to crimson. This was reflected in the title of the stones from the Greek “Rhodes” – “Rose”.
Rhodochrosite has a glassy luster. Depending on the impurities that have been the formation of rhodochrosite, the stone may appear in shades of gray, yellow, brown, greenish colors. In the world there are many places of extraction of the mineral – Mongolia, Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Germany, Russia (the Urals and Trans-Baikal)
In different parts of the world, independently of each other, whether the Indians of South America or citizens of Mongolia, they all used the main quality that Rhodochrosite endows – ability to induce love. It was believed that the owner of this gem will receive the joy of filling the soul with the energy of life.
Astrologically Rhodochrosite can be recommended to Gemini and Libra. However, anyone Zodiac Sign can enjoy the properties of semi-precious mineral.
As a jewel Rhodochrosite appeared only in 1950. Jewelers were attracted by the extraordinary sophistication of Rhodochrosite. Wonderful pink and pale red faceted stones – sometimes their mass reaches 5.10 carats – are made from the best in the world, but very expensive Rhodochrosite from Colorado.
In the international market, some of the collection material samples are valued above gold of equal weight. Collected samples are usually large; it is they which show expressiveness and beauty of the picture.
Like many beautiful stones, Rhodochrosite is often counterfeited. Most often onyx is dyed in crimson, or very cheap pale tint of rhodochrosite. Structure of calcium is also very similar to the Rhodochrosite, it gives only the fragility. Fake Rhodochrosite demonstrates too bright color, if the bright color is natural, it costs a lot of money.
Rhodochrosite was known since ancient times as Inca Rose. The Incas believed that rhodochrosite – is the blood of the ancient rulers, turned into stone. In India, it is appreciated not only for its beauty but also for the magical properties: it was believed that the stone awakens the hidden talents in man, develops a love for creativity, to all refined and beautiful.
Indian astrologers believe Rhodochrosite is the messenger of higher powers helping people awaken love for life, for himself, to lower the strength of spirit in the physical body. Soft pink vibrations penetrate the aura charging as subtle and physical body.
Mongolians call their Rhodochrosite found in the Gobi Desert, “stone of dawn.” Gobi gem – clean and soft pink is truly similar to dawn, symbolizing the birth of a new day, a new beginning. These views are the reason that with this gem was decorated the wedding palace in Ulan Bator.
Eastern healers prepared from rhodochrosite special elixir for the treatment of cancer and liver. With this stone even treated eye diseases, strengthen the weak eyesight. In this case, the small stone pieces or plates attached around the eye.
Rhodochrosite is credited with many medicinal properties: it purifies the blood and removes toxins from the body; cleanses the skin of acne; revitalizes mental activity, maintain a positive attitude; eases asthma and helps with respiratory diseases.
Rhodochrosite is really a powerful stone. Stone impact is such that it is deeply and often unexpectedly changes the emotional aspect of man, it gives vital energy. As a mascot decoration rhodochrosite brings success, recognition and marital happiness. Animal figure carved from this stone will bring peace and prosperity to the house of its master, as well as home will be protected from negative energy from outside.