Rhodochrosite is a pink to red mineral that has gained popularity in recent years. High quality rhodochrosite crystals with a bright red or hot pink color command high price in the gemstone market due to their rarity. Rhodochrosite is the national gemstone of Argentina after major deposits are discovered there.`Most of our gemstones are genuine. Some are enhanced, faceted or hand-carved. Metal used in our jewelry is silver alloy with copper base.