Composition: Silicon Dioxide

Hardness: 7

Occurrence: Soft pink in color, it usually occurs in massive form, rarely in crystal form.  It may be found in Brazil, India, Madagascar, and in the United States it is found in South Dakota, California, Maine, and Montana.  Metaphysical Properties: Rose Quartz is the love stone!  Adds positive love energy to relationships.  Compassion and forgiveness, Calming, helps clear stored anger, resentment, jealousy, fears.  Replaces negativity with harmony.  Helps to balance upper four chakras and eases sexual/emotional imbalances.  Enhances self-confidence and creativity.  Aids kidneys and circulatory system, promotes release of impurities.  Corresponding Astrological Signs: Libra and Taurus