Properties - The sunstone is considered to be a part of the sun and thus believed to possess the power and energies of the sun. It is also associated with power and wealth and thus its possession will bring in access of wealth and power. It is also believed to be associated with phoenix which appeared during the first sunrise. The sunstone belongs to the family of plagiociase and is an oligoclase. It belongs to one of the six pieces used in gemstone jewellery.
Mohs (Hardness) Scale : 6 - 6.5
Healing properties - Sunstone is considered to be a very joyful stone. It makes your nature sweet and cheerful and makes you realize the value of yourself. It helps you to lighten up your mood and feel good about yourself and the world around you. It is also beneficial for seasonal affective disorder. It makes you optimistic and enthusiastic and helps you take control of your life and choices. It makes you independent and helps you take important decisions. It helps you to overcome all your fears and be confident and original. It brightens up your fortune and makes your life full of abundance.
Specialty and uses - Sunstone has many specialties and important uses. Some of its medicinal uses are that it helps to control weight, takes care of digestive problems and stomach ulcers. This stone is very helpful to lead a tension free and happy life. It relieves you of your tensions and keep you in high spirits all the time. Possession of this stone can be a very valuable.