White Moonstone

Moonstone is a variety of Adularia, which in turn is a variety of orthoclase. It exhibits a pearly reflection of silvery white light. This is caused by certain cleavage planes present in feldspar of the variety of [ orthoclase ] to which the Moonstone belongs. The color may be grey, white, pale yellow or colorless.

Chemical composition


Color Creamy translucent white
Lustre opalescent
Hardness 6 - 6.5
Crystal system monoclinic
Origin Ceylon
Healing properties*

White Moonstone unlocks our inner Goddess. Helps us develop strength and inner growth. Guides us in promoting inspiration and intuition.

Pope leo X possessed a wonderful specimen which, obscure and dull when the Moon was old, increased in brillance as that orb grew from new to full.