Rhodonite is a pink manganese silicate mineral of variable composition that contains significant amounts of iron, magnesium, and calcium. Rhodonite is usually found in metamorphic rocks also found in rocks that have been altered by contact metamorphism, hydrothermal and metasomatic processes
Rhodonite is a stone of compassion, an emotional balancer that clears away emotional wounds and scars from the past, and that nurtures love. Rhodonite is also known as the stone of deep love.
Rhodonite is mostly found in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, England, India, Peru, Russia, and Sweden. In the United States, rhodonite is found in North Carolina, Colorado, New Jersey.