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Stone Beads - 10mm Round - Rhodonite (strand)

$23.21

  • Manufactured by: Dakota Stones
  • SKUs62921
  • Availability :Out of Stock
Rhodonite, whose name is derived from the Greek word for Rose, "rhodon," is known for its pink, red and magenta hues. A Manganese inosilicate (or chain silicate), Rhodonite belongs to the Pyroxenoid group of minerals. It was originally found in the Ural mountains of Russia, where it was observed...
Shape
Round

Color
Pink

Product Type
Bead

Material
Stone

Stone Type
Rhodonite

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Rhodonite, whose name is derived from the Greek word for Rose, "rhodon," is known for its pink, red and magenta hues. A Manganese inosilicate (or chain silicate), Rhodonite belongs to the Pyroxenoid group of minerals. It was originally found in the Ural mountains of Russia, where it was observed that the stone was often carried by eagles to their nests. This earned it the Russian name "orletz" or Eagle Stone. Mohs hardness 5.5-6 This is AA grade, particularly nice in it's colour.

10mm Approx. 40 on 16 inch (40.64 cm) strand. (strand)

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Stone Beads - 10mm Round - Rhodonite (strand)


The rarer Rhodochosite has strong patterns and often more dramatic. The Inca's believed that Rhodochrosite was the blood of their former rulers, turned to stone.