Rubelite, named for the Latin word for red. It is a high pressure, high temperature mineral. Usually it occurs in granite pegmatites, or in granites that have undergone metasomatism by boron bearing fluids. It is also found in sediments adjacent to such granites, and as an accessory mineral in schists and gneisses. Rubelite is rich in lithium and free of magnesium and iron.
Pink Tourmaline promotes female balance and protection. Green Tourmaline promotes male balance. According to legend, all colors of tourmaline protect the wearer against many dangers and misfortune.