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Rhodonite
Rhodonite
Name:Rhodonite
Derivation:From "rhodon" (Greek) a rose
Formula: (Mn,Fe,Ca)SiO3
Description: The gleamy pink stuff is rhodonite. There are often black veins in it.
Rhodonite


Rhodonite is sometimes used as jewelry.

Larger pictures of Rhodonite:

This specimen has one side is cut and polished and the rest is natural.

Rhodonite

These specimens have been polished (tumbled).

Rhodonite

This slice has been polished.

Rhodonite

This is natural.

Rhodonite