Moonstone is known to be a part of the Feldspar variety and is also widely known as the birthstone for the month of June. When met with light certain moonstone shows off an optical phenomenon known as adularescence. Adularescence is an enchanting glow found on the surface of Moonstone. Moonstone come in a variety of colors such as pink, silver, white, green, blue, brown, yellow, peach and can even be colorless. Due to the color often times moonstone has been commonly mistaken for Opalite.
Moonstone comes from various parts of the world such as Brazil, India, Sri Lanka, Australia, Armenia, Mexico, Madagascar, and the United States. The finer quality of Moonstone can be found in Sri Lanka and Southern India. The Rainbow Moonstone can be mainly found in Madagascar as well as India.
In the metaphysical world, Moonstone is utilized as symbol indicating new beginnings. It is believed to be an incredible healing stone as well as a stone for inner growth along with strength. Moonstone is said to contain the ability to sooth feelings of emotional instability as well as stress, it stimulates feelings of calm in order to stabilize those negative moods or feelings. It is believed to provide the ability to enhance intuition and promote love.