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Rhodolite Garnet

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Crystal Description

Rhodolite is a magnesium aluminium silicate mineral of the Garnet Group. There are 6 named group species Almandine, Andradite, Grossular, Pyrope, Spessartine and Uvarovite. Within each of these groups are several named varieties. Rhodolite is a rose red to violet variety of the species Pyrope, mixed with Almandine.

Transparent Rhodolite is often cut as gemstones for the jewellery market.

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Metaphysical Properties

Rhodolite balances the energetic flow throughout the body, from base to crown and can stimulate the Kundalini. Rhodolite can enhance creativity and manifestation. Rhodolite is a stone of devotion and commitment.

Rhodolite protects and stimulates during meditative channelling states of consciousness.

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Crystal Healing Uses

Rhodolite helps to regenerate and stimulate cellular functioning.

Rhodolite can be useful when treating disorders of the heart, lungs, liver and pancreas.

Rhodolite can aid and balance sexual dysfunction and libido.

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Rhodolite Garnet © Spirit Of ISIS


Colour:deep red to black
Class:Silicate, Garnet Group
Formations:rhombic dodecahedron, trapezohedron, hexoctahedron, massive
Localities:Europe, South Africa, Brazil, USA, Sri Lanka
Chemical Composition:(Mg,Fe)3Al2Si3O12
Hardness:6.5 to 7.5
Lustre:vitreous, translucent to transparent
Varieties:Alamandine, Andradite, Grossular, Pyrope, Spessartine, Uvarovite; Chromian Pyrope, Rhodolite, Titanian Pyrope


All crystal healing uses, magical uses and metaphysical definitions are provided as a means of education, and do not imply a guarantee of effect. Those suffering from illness should consult with their General Practitioner in the first instance. Crystal healing is a holistic complementary healthcare practice and should be carried out by a suitably qualified crystal healing practitioner.

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