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The name Rhodochrosite comes from the Greek rhodos, meaning “rose,” and khros, meaning “colour”. Rhodochrosite started life as a stalactite or stalagmite, and displays beautiful pink and pale cream shaded patterns in a concentric stripe or band format. Our Banded Rhodochrosite is mined in Capillitas, Argentina. Known as the ‘Stone of the Compassionate Heart’, Rhodochrosite is said to symbolise selfless love and promote emotional self healing.

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