Rose Zircon October Birthstone 10

Compositions

Color: Soft pink
Hardness: 7 (Mohs)
Specific Gravity: 2.65
Refractive Index: 1.544 - 1.553
Chemical Composition: SiO2
Mineral Information: Macrocrystalline quartz

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Healing Power
Red gemstone color meanings are symbolizes courage, strength, love and passion. The energy emanating from the red colored gemstone greatly affects many people, so it becomes the most popular colors than others.The Benefits of Red Colored Gemstone: Improve energy, Improve confidence in yourself, Protect from the influence of evil spirits and nightmares, Helps to sleep soundly, Elimination of intelligence and increase courage.Examples of red gemstones are: Garnet, Ruby, Sapphire, Beryl, Tourmaline, Red jasper.


History

Rose quartz came to be known as the stone of love and reconciliation from the Greek myth about Aphrodite and Adonis. Their blood was commingled when Aphrodite was cut by a thorn bush while saving Adonis from an attack by Ares (disguised as a wild boar). Their blood stained white quartz to make it a rose-pink color. Later, it became customary for the Romans to use the stone as a gift of love.