|Mineral||mineral species Rhodonite|
|Formula Mn2+SiO3] RHODONITE|
|O||Oxygen||Other no metal||37.16%|
|Ca||Calcium||Alkaline earth metal||1.54%|
|Mg||Magnesium||Alkaline earth metal||0.37%|
Rhodonite is a mineral species of the group of silicates subgroup of inosilicates and mainly composed of manganese and silicon. Rhodonite is sometimes also called manganolite or pink manganese, its name comes from the word rhodon which means rose. Most often it is a pink stone with inclusions of gray and black with a pearly sheen. This mineral species is associated with hydrothermal deposits of manganese ores.