What is Moonstone?
Moonstone is famously recognized for its white and blue adularescence. Adularescence is a sheen similar to moonlight. The moonstone is the birthstone of the month of June.
Moonstone comes from the mineral’s family called feldspar. It is found in colors like peach, pink, green, gray, yellow, brown, blue, and colorless too.
Moonstone is found in countries like Sri Lanka, India, Switzerland, Tanzania, Australia, Norway, Armenia, Madagascar, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Myanmar, and the United States.
Information About Moonstone
- Name – Moonstone
- Birthstone – June
- Planet – Moon
- Element – Water
- Luster – Vitreous
- Colors – Yellow, orange, gray, brown, green, pink, and reddish shades
- Phenomena – chatoyancy, asterism, and Adularescence
- Hardness – 6-6.5
- Refractive Index – 1.518-1.525
- Variety of – Orthoclase
- Heat Sensitive – No
- Luminescence Type – UV-Short, UV-Long, X-ray Colors, Fluorescent
- Transparency – Opaque to transparent
- Crystallography – Monoclinic
- Formula – KAlSi3O8
- Occurrence – Gravels, pegmatites
- Chakras – Third Eye Chakra, Solar Plexus Chakra
- Zodiac – Cancer, Libra, Scorpio
Gems, in fact, are a species of mineral flowers; they are the blossoms of the dark, hard mine; and what they want in perfume, they make up in durability.– Harriet Beecher Stowe
What are the properties of moonstone?
Moonstone is known for the “new beginning”. It provides stability to emotionality and stress. Moonstone is a good source of intuition, inspiration, success, love, and good fortune. It removes negative energies from the wearer’s life.
Moonstone is used by travelers while traveling at night or someone who is voyaging in the sea. Some moonstone lovers used it to treat menstrual problems, reduce obesity, and prevents water retentions.
This powerful gem is excellent for balancing the third eye, crown, and heart chakras. It also aids in healing the digestive system, liver, skin, pancreas, hair, eyes, reduce toxins, supply nutrients.
Moonstone stimulates the pineal gland, balances hormonal cycles, childbirth, pregnancy, PMS (premenstrual syndrome), and breastfeeding.
✡ Good Fortune
✡ Premenstrual Syndrome
✡ New Beginning
✡ Balances Hormones
✡ Ease Pregnancy
✡ Relieve Stress
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