Moonstone (also known as the wishing stone[1]) is a gemstone of medium value. Moonstones are a milky colour and shine very brightly, almost as though they are a source of their own light. They are a useful potion ingredient; powdered moonstones are used as an ingredient for the Draught of Peace[2] and in several Love Potions.[3] Powdered Moonstone is also an ingredient in Potion No. 86 which is likely an experimental potion. In 1995, Severus Snape forced Harry Potter to write twelve inches of parchment on the properties of Moonstone and its usage in Potion-making.[2] Moonstones were also known to be among the gems set into Muriel's tiara.[4]


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