Tumblestones R

Rhodochrosite
Trigonal crystal system
Carbonate 3.5
Pink to orange
Argentina, Germany, South Africa, USA
Common
Love, power, healing stone
Not suitable to cleanse in water
Do not use in elixirs toxic
Notes


Rhodonite
Silicate 5.5
Pink or red
Madagascar
Common
Love, healing stone
Not suitable to cleanse in water
Notes
Rhodonite is the complementary stone to Rhodochrosite but deals on a much more cerebral level by improving memory, calming the mind and easing stress by improving self confidence, like its sister it helps you understand and deal with the pressures of modern living.


Rhyolite
Quartz 6
White, green, light grey, red
(Volcanic rock)
Australia
Specialist stores
Suitable to cleanse in water
Notes
When used as a gemstone it is called Rainforest jasper. Leopardskin Jasper and Orbicular Jasper are varieties of Rhyolite

Rhyolite Leopardskin Also known Leopardskin Jasper
Quartz 6
White, green, light grey, red
(Volcanic rock)
Mexico
Specialist stores
Suitable to cleanse in water
Notes


Rock crystal
Quartz 7
Clear
Nambia
Common
Suitable to cleanse in water
Notes


Ruby Fuchsite
Corundum 2-4
Green
India
Common
Notes
Ruby occurring with Fuchsite (Chromium containing) Mica. Many of these contain blue

Ruby Also known as Red Corundum
Corundum 9
Red
Madagascar
Common
Love, healing, power stone
Suitable to cleanse in water
Do not use in elixirs toxic
Notes
Mostly heat treated
Ruby is red sapphire

Ruby Zoisite (Anyolite)
6
Pink to crimson-red in green or black
Tanzania
Do not use in elixirs toxic
Notes
Anyolite is a combination of Ruby within Zoisite and is also known as Ruby Zoisite.

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