Purchase Sunstone Pencil Points from Anam Agate. Sunstones work thanks to a phenomenon called polarization. As sunlight passes through the atmosphere, it forms polarized rings, with the sun itself at their center. Sunstone is an interesting feldspar gemstone with a glittery appearance and usually an orange or reddish color, hence its name. The glitter effect is caused by inclusions of the mineral Hematite, or sometimes also Goethite or Pyrite. All people with problems to achieve stability and personal strength may consider to wear this stone. It will give them personal power and integrity to fight for their interest, and encourage them to oppose the maltreatment by others. Sunstone is believed to help overcome phobia and mental problems such as depression.