Rhodochrosite is composed of manganese carbonate and occurs in semi-transparent crystals. Rhodochrosite occurs in massive, granular, botryoidal, nodular or stalactitic habits, but it occasionally forms prismatic, tabular or rhombohedral crystals, and is translucent to opaque. Rhodochrosite is pink, rose to a raspberry red colour and has delicate swirling or banded patterns, similar to those found in lace agates and malachite. The name Rhodochrosite refers to a Greek word for its rose-red colour.
The most important deposit is in Argentina, where rhodochrosite formed in the Inca silver mines after they were abandoned in the thirteenth century. Fine rhodochrosite specimens have been found in Colorado in the Sweet Home mine and other nearby localities.
Rhodochrosite clears the solar plexus and base chakras. It will bring painful and repressed feelings out into the open and help you acknowledge them as it helps you release the feelings in a healthy way.
RHODOCHROSITE And physical health
Rhodochrosite relieves asthma and all other respiratory problems. It will purify the circulatory system and kidneys. It will improve your eye sight and normalise blood pressure. It will improve an irregular heart beat, invigorate the sexual organs.
Rhodochrosite relieves migraines place at the back of your neck. Crystal water of this stone will help clear infection, improve the skin and balance the thyroid.
Rhodochrosite is ideal for nervous-system imbalances. It offers energetic healing for the myelin sheath that covers and protects the nerves and can be a great aid in withdrawal from caffeine and other stimulants.
Rhodochrosite will assist people in the process of healing from cancer.
RHODOCHROSITE and your feelings
The nurturing rose red colour of this stone provides a link between your heart an your solar plexus, helping you gather the courage to love yourself fully and completely. Rhodochrosite is a good stone to remind yourself of your perfect magnificence. This stone helps you overcome verbal, mental and emotional abuse by jogging your memory to say a positive affirmation any time negative thoughts from the past arise in your conscious.
Rhodochrosite is the foremost ally in healing the inner child, especially where deep emotional traumas have left you unable to feel joy or express your creativity. It can help you feel more confident in using your will to create a new reality.
Rhodochrosite represents selfless love and compassion. It expands your consciousness and integrates the spiritual with the material energies. This stone gives to you a dynamic and positive attitude to life.
Rhodochrosite is an excellent stone for the heart and relationships, especially for people who feel unloved. It is the stone for people who need healing from sexual abuse.
Rhodochrosite will attract your soul mate to you but not all soul mates are there for eternal happiness some are there to teach you a life lesson. For example; the soul mate could be sent to you to teach you to be stronger and stand up for yourself rather that be there to declare undying love. Rhodochrosite teaches the heart to understand the painful feelings are there for a reason and to not be swamped or allow denial of the situation.
It is an excellent anti-anxiety and anti-stress stone.
IMAGES OF RHODOCHROSITE
RHODOCHROSITE and the mind
Rhodochrosite shows you any ongoing destructive behaviour patterns that need to be removed so that you will move forward to a brighter future. It insists that you face the truth about people rather than your vision of them.
Rhodochrosite will help you confront any irrational fears that you may be harbouring. It will also show you that some fears have been instilled in you by others, so that you wrongly believe that some emotions and feelings are unacceptable or unnatural. Rhodochrosite improves your self-worth and soothes emotional stress.
Rhodochrosite is often found in silver mines, it is good for helping you see all the silver lining within any situation. There is always something positive that can come out of even the most negative situations. It takes time and hindsight to see that silver lining, but rest assured it does exist.
Rhodochrosite encourages you to have a positive attitude to live; and to live it to the fullest. It will help you with dream analysis.
Rhodochrosite can assist you, during meditation to move back in time for the recovery of and reliving lost memories. During the meditation or afterwards, Rhodochrosite can be used with affirmations or other rituals rituals to release the memory and recover the energies that had been bound in the fixation. In some cases, certain traits or gifts can be remembered and brought back into the realm of the conscious self.
RHODOCHROSITE and the SPIRIT
Rhodochrosite helps one rediscover the sacred practice of play. It stimulates creativity and expression and helps one align to the frequency of Love.
It can repair ‘holes’ or areas of disharmony in the auric field, especially the emotional body. It can deepen meditations and past-life regressions. It is also a stone of joy.
Taking a Rhodochrosite outdoors on a beautiful day and allowing the beauty of Nature to enter one’s senses, one can re-enter the sense of grace and magical happiness that are natural in the child who feels safe and loved.
Rhodochrosite provides a link to the Divine Feminine. With this stone you are able to connect with your female ascended masters, including Mother Mary, Kuan Yin, Isis and Mary Magdalene, to acquire the the qualities of the feminine consciousness. Rhodochrosite helps to align you with compassion, inner peace, tolerance and love. It tells you to love yourself and others completely and wholly just as you are.
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rhodochrosite and the chakras
CRYSTALS A - C
CRYSTALS D - F
CRYSTALS G - I
CRYSTALS J - L
CRYSTALS M - O
CRYSTALS P - R
CRYSTALS S - U
CRYSTALS V - Z