Astrological associations: Taurus and Libra. Rose Quartz is an alternate birthstone for January.
Rose Quartz gets its name from its gentle pale-pink color, and is generally found in Brazil, Madagascar and South Dakota.
Love, gentleness, emotional healing. Release of stress, uniting with the Divine. Quintessential stone of love. Heals the heart of wounds and reawakes its trust. The heart center is the strongest generator of light energy in the body, even more so than the brain. Rose Quartz can be used for anyone who needs a stronger or more stable heart, either physically or emotionally.
Composition: Silicon dioxide crystal system hexogonal (trigonal)
Mohs-scale hardness: 7