Compatibility, Meaning, Benefits, Characteristics, Healing & Effects in Astrology & Horoscope by date of birth of :-
|Color||white, gray, brown, yellow, orange, green, or pink.|
|Specific Gravity||2.55 - 2.58
|Refractive index||1.52 - 1.54
Overview: The Moonstone is associated with the moon and was the stone of the Goddess Diana. This is a reliable stone that has been described as the 'Mother Earth'. Moonstone is soft milky white stone, the most valuable variety of feldspar with a rainbow sheen. The most powerful time to use the moonstone is on a full moon day. Moonstone is protective of women and nature, and is a sacred stone of the Moon goddess. Moonstone is the best known gem variety of orthoclase feldspar, being potassium aluminium silicate. It is usually polished as a cabochon, and is often carved with a moon face.
Healing Power: Moonstone aligns vertebrae. It is good digestive aid. Moonstone also soothes and balances the emotions.
Mystical Power: Moonstone is believed to be protective for women and babies. It's also associated with the sea and planting cycles. Moonstone is said to balance yin and yang. In India, moonstone is regarded as a sacred stone. It is believed to bring good fortune. Legend says that Moonstone is a highly prized gift for lovers as it arouses tender passion.
Legend: United States astronauts Neil Armstrong and Aldrin landed on the Moon July 20, 1969, preparing for man's first personal inspection of the lunar surface. Ten months later, on May 20, 1970, Florida lawmakers passed and sent to the Governor a bill adopting the Moonstone as the official State Gem. Some ancient peoples wore moonstones to protect them from epilepsy and sunstroke. Early Romans believed Moonstone was captured moonlight.
Occurence: Brazil, European Alps, India, Madagascar, Mexico, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, and USA (Pennsylvania and Virginia), Sri Lanka.
Care: Normal Care