This cabochon of Rhodonite has beautiful patterns of Manganese. Rhodonite has quite a distinct pink or rose color. Rhodonite is a silicate or quartz composite. Manganese is what brings out the rosy colors. This material was mined in Western Australia. It is said to enhance self-esteem, confidence and the energy levels of both the body and the mind. It will help you begin to accept the healing relief of forgiveness. Rhodonite will also assist the nervous system, thyroid, pituitary gland and the body's reflexes. It will strengthen the immune system and aid the heart.