Moonstone

Chemical Formula: (Na,K)AlSi3O8
Moonstone is the traditional birthstone of June.

Description

Moonstone is a variety of feldspar mineral. When cut en cabochon it exhibits “adularescence” or “Schiller Effect,” which gives flashes of color to the white stone. Moonstone’s have been used in jewelry by Ancient Greeks and Romans who associated the stones color with the light of the moon.

Metaphysical Properties

Moonstone is a wonderful stone for emotional balance and stability. It helps individuals who are more sensitive than others establish boundaries for what can hurt them. Carry moonstone to keep positive in the company of negative people.