Large Ladder shaped pink semi precious gemstone Rhodochrosite designer cabochon 50.5 mm long by 22 mm to 28 mm wide and 4 mm thick.
Gorgeous semi precious gemstone pink and white marbled Rhodochrosite from Argentina. Rhodochrosite actually formed in the Inca silver mines after they were abandoned in the thirteenth century. These magnificent pink stalactites are made into beautiful designer cabochons for jewelry.
Rhodochrosite's name is derived from the Greek words rhodon ("rose red") and chros ("color"). Rhodochrosite has a hardness of 3.5 to 4.
Metaphysical Properties: Rhodochrosite is said to be a stone of love. It soothes the heart and comforts the soul.