Beautiful green moonstone (consists largely of feldspar) and Garnierite (a nickel ore) is only found in very small quantities on Madagascar near Ambatofinandrahana (Fianarantsoa). The Garnierite is responsible for the beautiful green shades in the stone.
Garnierite is refreshing your perspective. Held in the palms of your hand it uplifts the spirit with its light, caring essence. Even when we’re determined to create positive changes for ourselves, it can be difficult to see our goals through. The healing properties are great for those who have come a long way in their progress, but need help pushing themselves that last mile toward the finish line.
Moontone is strongly linked to the moon and intuition. Like the moon, the stone reflecting and he reminds us that everything is part of a cycle of change just as the moon waxes and wanes. Its powerful effect is calming emotions. It makes you aware of the unconscious, promotes intuition and empathy and encourages lucid dreaming, especially at full moon. It is traditionally used to enhance psychic abilities and to develop clairvoyance.