Polished Labradorite, from Madagascar (No.48)

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Polished Labradorite, from Madagascar (No.48)Polished Labradorite, from Madagascar

Measurements Approx.
Height - 14.6 cm
Width - 4.2 cm
Length - 7 cm



Labradorite is a plagioclase feldspar, a sodium calcium aluminum silicate. Itís crystal structure is triclinic, usually in complex aggregates. Itís name is derived from the Labrador peninsula in Canada, where the stone was first found in 1770. It is treasured for itís remarkable play of colour (labradorescence), which shows vivid flashes of green, blue, gold, orange, red and some times violet. 

Labradorite is found in Canada, Madagascar, Finland, were its know as Spectrolite and it has also been found in Mexico, Russia and the United States.




With its many colours, which can be revelled or enhanced when viewed from different angles, Labradorite can be a very captivating mineral, and may help with bringing a calmness, relaxation to the mind, may help with stress, anxiety, and temper.




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