A Silicate (Inosilicates). Usually forms in compact or granular masses. Tabular crystals rare. Deep pink with black marks caused by manganese oxides. Insoluble in acids. Metaphysical Properties: Balances yin and yang energies. Enhances attunement to the spirituality of the Universe. Activates unconditional love. Assist one in achieving their potential. Dispels chaos and anxiety. Removes blockages. Acid levels. Iron imbalances. Berating. Blood disorders.