labradorite

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English[edit]

Labradorite

Etymology[edit]

Labrador +‎ -ite

Noun[edit]

labradorite (usually uncountable, plural labradorites)

  1. (mineralogy) A plagioclase feldspar mineral, calcium sodium aluminum silicate, often very coarsely crystalline, used as a decorative stone for carvings and building façades.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Labradorite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • labradorite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016