Rhodocrosite is a very attractive and useful mineral. It is found in both crystalline form and in masses, often in banded or botryoidal forms, which give it a layered appearance, a little like a cream and pink version of malachite!
Actually using rhodocrosite in combination with malachite would give a very powerful healing and balancing experience, especially when the user is truly prepared to work with rooting out and resolving issues connected with the heart and the emotions, and with dealing with all woundings and traumas of the same. Rhodocrosite resonates with the pink and gold Rays of Divine Love and Christed Consciousness and is a stone of courage. Herein lies its value as a great supporter of self-healing for the heart, mind and emotions. It is the probably the premier stone to use when working to clear and reconcile deeply-rooted issues of physical, emotional or mental abuse: it then assists in healing wounds caused by the traumas.