ETYMOLOGY: For its glow like the moon shine.
CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Monoclinic.
PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Primary.
CLASS MINERAL: Tectosilicates, feldspar family.
CHEMICAL FORMULA, MINERAL ELEMENTS: K [ALSi3O8] + Na, Fe, B.
HARDNESS: 6-6.5 on the Mohs scale.
FIELDS: India, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Burma.
MINERALOGY: A feldspar (adularia) whose lamellar structure light is refracted, is a glow moving through the stone surface, produced by the interference of the light reflected by the submicroscopic intergrowths of orthoclase and albite.
MYTHOLOGY:Very famous in Roman, when it was believed that its interior was composed of moonbeams. It was to use both the Middle East and Europe as a lucky stone and love spells, as its name suggests, the moon stone is dedicated to the moon and is therefore considered the stone of intuition, feeling, heart and fertility.
PROPERTIES: It is said that the moon stone brings depth to the feelings, increases mediality and insight, encourages lucid dreaming, especially with full moon, sharpens perception and intuition sharpens, helps communication through clear thinking, inspiration or receptivity; benefits in the fulfillment of his destiny, achieve fulfillment of desire and balance of emotions, it is said that the moonstone helps fulfill wishes.
CHAKRAS: Sacral, spleen, solar plexus, throat, crown.
USES: Meditation, collection, jewelery.