Definition of Labradorite. Meaning of Labradorite. Synonyms of Labradorite

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Definition of Labradorite

Labradorite
Labradorite Lab"ra*dor`ite, n. (Min.) A kind of feldspar commonly showing a beautiful play of colors, and hence much used for ornamental purposes. The finest specimens come from Labrador. See Feldspar.

Meaning of Labradorite from wikipedia

- Labradorite ((Ca, Na)(Al, Si)4O8) is a calcium-enriched feldspar mineral first identified in Labrador, Canada, which can display an iridescent effect...
- in more basic rocks. Labradorite is the characteristic feldspar of the more basic rock types such as gabbro or basalt. Labradorite frequently shows an...
- Hall. The walls of the descent are of grey labradorite with a ledged panel of labradorite and black labradorite. The Funeral Hall is a ten-meter cube with...
- Spectrolite is an uncommon variety of labradorite feldspar. Spectrolite exhibits a richer range of colors than other labradorites as for instance in Canada or...
- is reflected between layers of minerals. It is seen in moonstone and labradorite and is very similar to adularescence and aventurescence. GIA Gem Reference...
- Diamond Diopside Emerald Fluorite Garnet Howlite Jade Jasper Kyanite Labradorite Lapis lazuli Larimar Malachite Marcasite Moonstone Obsidian Onyx Opal...
- Official animal Caribou Official game bird Ptarmigan Official mineral Labradorite Official dogs Newfoundland Dog and Labrador Retriever Provincial anthem...
- (Na,Ca)(Al,Si)AlSi2O8 andesine (30 to 50) NaAlSi 3O 8 – CaAl 2Si 2O 8 labradorite (50 to 70) (Ca,Na)Al(Al,Si)Si2O8 bytownite (70 to 90) (NaSi,CaAl)AlSi2O8...
- orthopyroxene but contain olivine. Feldspar phenocrysts typically are labradorite to andesine in composition. Augite is rich in titanium compared to augite...
- Al)4O8     (Na:Ca 4:1) Andesine – (Na,Ca)(Si,Al)4O8     (Na:Ca 3:2) Labradorite – (Ca,Na)(Si,Al)4O8     (Na:Ca 2:3) Bytownite – (Ca,Na)(Si,Al)4O8     (Na:Ca...