|Hardness||6 - 6.5|
|Metaphysical||Known for nurturing the spirit, is a stone of leadership, and restoring joy.|
Found primarily in Oregon, Sunstone like Moonstone is a variety of orthoclase feldspar. The lively glitter called aventurescence is a sparkly and metallic-looking luster caused by copper inclusions most often called schiller.
While red is the most sought after Sunstone color, it can be found in green, yellow, shades of pinkish-red, and orangish-red. Bi color and tri color Sunstones that include red and green are most valuable.
Wash in warm soapy water. Avoid steamer and ultrasonic.