Introduction To Moonstone
Moonstone is called ice feldspar in mineralogy. This subspecies of the feldspar family has a soft pearly luster, which is reminiscent of moonlight, and it is called moonstone. Moonstones with large crystals are rare. The most common ones are microcrystalline aggregates. The most important place for the production of moonstones is Sri Lanka. In India, moonstone is highly valued and is the most suitable gem for women to wear. It is considered to be the prototype stone of moon energy and female spirit, and can enhance female virtues.
Chemical Formula: KAlSi3O8
Color: pearl white, cream, yellow, blue, etc.
Luster: glass luster
Crystal System: orthorhombic crystal system
Identification and Maintenance of Moonstone
The characteristic luster of moonstone is due to its crystal structure. It has protein color, rainbow effect and halo, etc., which are all caused by the refraction, diffuse reflection and interference of light in the crystal structure. When there are alternating layers of albite and orthoclase, blue light or milky white halo will appear. Nearly graded moonstones are gray, brown, yellow, and orange.
Moonstone Crystal Meaning
- Make our biological clock coordinate with the time cycle.
- Harness the energy of the moon and water
- Teleport the energy of Goddess of Luck
- Connected with fertility, flow and growth
Healing Function of Moonstone
- Balance the blood and lymphatic system of the body
- Relieve dysmenorrhea and help solve other female problems
- Reduce indigestion, especially caused by stress
- Stabilize emotions and release stress.
- Help us understand how others feel
- Enhance intuition and imagination
How To Use Moonstone Crystal
Take out 5 moonstones and place them separately: one on the top of your head, one on each of your shoulders and armpits, and one on each of your hip bones. This can soothe your body and calm your emotions and spirits. If you spread them on a piece of blue cloth, This array effect will be better.
Peace of mind
Other types of feldspar, such as albite, are sometimes somewhat similar to moonstones that are almost in grade.
The rainbow moonstone is a bit like the labradorite, but it is white with a rainbow of colors.