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Sunstone is the name given to a salmon-colored gemstone of aventurine feldspar. It has a hardness of 6 to 6.5 and is found in India, Canada, Russia and the USA. It has a metallic glitter, usually red, caused by light interference on tiny hematite or goethite platelets.
Mystic Lore: Intuitive sources say that Sunstone is a stone of leadership, strongly evoking this quality in those who wear it. It is said to dispel fear and stress, to increase vitality, to encourage independence and originality, to warm the spirit and to bring good fortune.