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Peach Moonstone Heart 7.8cm
Peach Moonstone crystals for sale from Madagascar.
This gorgeous Peach Moonstone Heart measures 7.8cm wide and displays beautiful tan and pink-peach hues with a stunning silvery shimmer and flash owing to its Feldspar composition.
Please note: this piece displays some small natural pits on its otherwise smooth, polished surface.
What Is Peach Moonstone Made Of?
Peach Moonstone is a form of Pink Moonstone: more specifically, it is a Potassium Aluminium Silicate Feldspar.
High amounts of Aluminium in the stone are thought to cause the gorgeous peach hues characteristic of this type of Moonstone.
Atop this base of colour, Peach Moonstone is renowned for its shimmering Schiller Effect (also known as adularescence): each piece glows like moonshine with an opalescent pearly sheen.
Where Does Peach Moonstone Come From?
Peach Moonstone is sourced from Madagascar.
Peach Moonstone History
All types of Moonstone have been revered since ancient times.
In Roman and Greek mythology, moonstones were sacred to their lunar goddesses, of which there are many but include Diana and Luna, Roman goddesses of the moon, and Artemis and Selene, Greek goddesses of the moon.
Mineralogists sometimes refer to moonstone as "hecatolite" in reference to Hecate, a Greek goddess associated with the moon, much in the same way the mineral selenite is named after Selene, a goddess of the moon.
The Romans believed that moonstones were created from rays of moonlight, as did the people of India, where moonstones were sacred stones.
Some cultures believed that spirits lived within moonstones, causing their distinctive glow.
Peach Moonstone Crystal Meaning
Peach Moonstone is said to have a soothing energy, perfect for use during stressful times.
This pink mineral is associated with femininity in spirituality, and therefore is particularly useful for women.
Peach Moonstone Chakras
This pink stone works well with the Heart Chakra.
When meditated with on this chakra, Peach Moonstone is believed by crystal healers to enhance feelings of warmth, love, and compassion in its user.
How Hard Is Peach Moonstone?
Measuring 6 to 6.5 on the Mohs scale, this mineral is relatively hard and durable, but care should still be taken not to damage the crystal surface.
To clean the crystal, simply use water and a soft cloth.
Peach Moonstone Collections
This delightful Peach Moonstone Crystal Heart would make a great addition to any Moonstone collection alongside Green Moonstone, Black Moonstone, and Rainbow Moonstone.
Buy Peach Moonstone online now at Madagascan Direct.