Classic and increasingly hard to find Rhodochrosite - rose pink with bands of cream, often in a radiating pattern. This stone comes from the famous Capillita Mine, Catamarca, Argentina.
Rhodochrosite is energising and tremendously uplifting. It aligns with the heart chakra and may be used to increase the libido.
It is a stone of compassion and good health. It is said to lift the spirits, bring optimism and encourage love for all beings.
Physically, rhodochrosite is said to benefit the respiratory system and heart, blood pressure, poor circulation and asthma. This thumbstone is a great way to access the energy of rhodochrosite.