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LABRADOR – plagioclase No. 50-70, an intermediate member of the albite-anorthite solid solution series, closer in composition to anorthite, therefore anorthite is a type of mineral. Labradorite is discredited as a mineral name by the International Mineralogical Association (IMA). English name: Labradorite [in Russian, labradorite is an igneous rock (plutonic): anorthosite, almost entirely composed of labradorite; in English this rock is called labradoritite (labradorite)] Other names (synonyms): Labrador, opaline feldspar, hafnefjordit, carnatite, labrador feldspar, labrador spar, radauite, silicite, hafnefjordit First isolated and described: Labrador was described by Breithaupt JFA (1826, s.239) with a density of 2,68-2,72.
Previously, the name Labradorstein was found in the section Feldspars [34] 2, p. 375] in Hoffmann CAS (1789), who published the “System of Minerals” by inspector Werner with the latter’s permission.
V.V. Bukanov (2008, p. 302) associates the name Labrador with AG Werner, 1780. Origin of the name: The Labradorite stone is named after the place where it was found – on Paul Island off the east coast of the Labrador Peninsula, Canada. New items with Labrador in the product catalog Labrador products are presented in the following categories:

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  • class Silicates
    • subclass Frame (tectosilicates)
      • Feldspar family
        • Plagioclase group
          • mineral Anorthite
            • Labrador variety
              • Spectrolit variety (Labradorite variety)

              Aventurine Labrador (aventurine labrador) – labradorite with an aventurine effect, which is due to inclusions of ilmenite, magnetite and other minerals
              buffalo eye – Labrador, iridescent in dark colors (Bukanov V.V., 2008, p. 302)
              Bulls-eye – ambiguous term: (1) = Buffalo eye; (2) bull’s eye
              Ox eye (ox eye) = Buffalo eye (Bukanov V.V., 2008, p. 302); Labrador (Krivovichev V.G., 2008)
              Vosgit (vosgite) – modified Labradorite (Krivovichev V.G., 2008); altered plagioclase (
              Hawaiian Topaz – trade name for a translucent green variety of Labradorite
              Heliolite (heliolite) – labradorite (Krivovichev V.G., 2008); Oregon sunstone in meaning (1) (Bukanov V.V., 2008, p. 303); synonym for sunstone in meaning (3) (; a variety of labradorite, the red color is due to the presence of hematite flakes (VSEGEI Geological Dictionary); paleontological term (ibid.)
              Golden Labrador = Oregon sunstone (Bukanov V.V., 2008, p. 303)
              Kalk Labrador (kalklabrodore) – mineral meionite, meionite (Krivovichev V.G., 2008)
              Parrot wing – trade name of a polychrome red-green with iridescent variety of microcline
              Labradorite-bitownite (labrador-bytownite) – labrador or bytownite (Krivovichev, 2008); Labradorite variety, plagioclase No. 60-70, redundant term
              Labradorite (labradoritite) – (1) igneous rock (plutonic), anorthosite, almost entirely composed of labradorite (in domestic geology); (2) a jewelry-ornamental or decorative stone (polymineral aggregate) substantially consisting of labradorite
              Labrador lynx eye – a variety of Labradorite with green iridescence (Bukanov V.V., 2008, p. 302)
              Labratovnit (labratownite) = Labradorite-bytownite
              Moonstone (moon stone) – (1) potassium feldspar, sometimes plagioclase, with a soft bluish tint scattered over a wide angular range or a radiance in volume reminiscent of moonlight; the effect inherent in moonstones is called adularescence, not to be confused with iridescence; the nature of adularescence is associated with the scattering of white light on submicroscopic point, non-extended defects such as microperthite ingrowths, spatial fluctuations of composition and the like; according to Rayleigh’s theory, short-wave radiation is scattered more strongly, so the reflected and scattered light will be bluer than the original (Betekhtin A.G., 2007, pp. 640-641); (2) Labrador (Krivovichev V.G., 2008); (3) trade name for any feldspar with a blue schiller effect (bluish iridescence) (
              Madagascar moonstone = Black Moonstone
              Mahuilit (mauilite) – a labradorite with a red color, like a spinel, found on the island of Maui in Hawaii in hawaiite (Bukanov V.V., 2008, p. 303)
              Oregon sun stone (oregon sunstone) – (1) trade name noble labrador from alkaline basalts of Oregon (USA), Ponderosa Mine and Rabbit Hill deposits, 90% of it is straw-yellow (Fe 3+ admixture), 9% pink and red-brown (Cu admixture up to 0,1% and microinclusions of native copper ) and 1% are colored red and green (Bukanov V.V., 2008, p. 302-303); (2) sunstone with copper inclusions instead of hematite, the red-green dichroism unusual for Labradorite is caused by oriented protoenstatite and clinoenstatite nanocrystals combined with copper nanocrystals (
              Fish eye = Lynx eye in meaning (2) (Bukanov V.V., 2008, p. 301)
              Lynx eye (lynx eye) – an ambiguous term: (1) a variety of Labrador with green iridescence (; (2) finely twinned lamellar intergrowths of albite and oligoclase, possessing a blue-blue iridescence due to the interference of light, the name is used in Western gemology, the Soviet name belomorite was introduced by A.E. Fersman in 1925 (Bukanov V.V., 2008, p. 301); cm. Labrador lynx eye; (3) labradorite (Krivovichev V.G., 2008)
              Sun Stone (sunstone) – (1) aka aventurine – acidic plagioclase [albite, oligoclase], as well as potassium feldspar [minerals microcline, orthoclase, sanidine], which has a beautiful sparkling-golden tint due to inclusions of the finest flakes of iron luster (hematite ) or biotite (Betekhtin A.G., 2007, p.641); (2) sunstone has adventurescence, thanks to the regularly oriented inclusions of the finest hematite flakes, these tiny mirror plates flash in the reflected light with thousands of sparkles, turning the mineral into an orange-red sunstone (Bukanov, V.V., 2008, on p. 295 about microcline with the effect of a sunstone );
              (3) a variety of feldspar (microcline or oligoclase, less commonly labradorite) with Schiller effect due to small oriented inclusions of hematite or ilmenite producing flashes and sparkles, usually with an orange or brown background color (
              Spectrolite (spectrolite) – (1) labradorite with iridescence in a wide range of the spectrum, the name comes from the “eyes” of labradorite in gabbro-anorthosites near Ilämaa, South-East Finland, where it also has a cat’s eye effect due to fine inclusions of ilmenite along the cleavage (Bukanov V.V., 2008, p. 302); (2) a variety of labradorite with a pronounced labradorescence caused by very small inclusions of potassium feldspar formed during the decomposition of a solid solution (
              black moonstone (black moonstone) – transparent labradorite crystals with bluish opalescence* and silky iridescence caused by inclusions of dark-colored rutile needles, found in Madagascar and Myanmar (formerly Burma) (Bukanov V.V., 2008, p. 302)
              *In Western gemology, the term adularescence is used in the context of moonstone.

              Isomorphism: In the albite-anorthite solid solution series, labradorite is located between andesine (plagioclase No. 30-50) and bytownite (plagioclase No. 70-90).

              Labradorite is a semi-precious mineral, a type of feldspar. The stone was discovered on the island of Labrador, after which it received its name in 1770. Many people believe that the gem is a black variety of moonstone. The main colors of the mineral are graphite, gray and brown grey.

              Magical properties of labradorite

              Since ancient times, Labradorite stone has been known for its healing and magical properties. The gem patronizes all creative people who need to discover their inner potential and talent.

              Labradorite is a talisman for people endowed with supernatural powers. Astrologers believe that it is capable of attracting black magic and dark forces, helps to contact otherworldly forces, and come into contact with the spirits of the lower world. The mineral is often used in various magical and mystical rituals. Labradorite is a conductor stone. With its help, dark magicians are able to penetrate someone else’s consciousness and thoughts.

              Owners of jewelry with labradorite, after a while, notice that their lives are filled with positive emotions, new plans, thoughts and ideas.

              Legends say that Labradorite is a gift to earthlings from the Hyperboreans, who endowed the gem with special magical properties. The stone helps to forget painful memories, helps to find one’s place in this world, find one’s true purpose, calms and expels internal demons, and reveals inner abilities, including extrasensory ones.

              The gem is endowed with special properties: to heal depression, stress, and nervous breakdown. Labradorite directs negative thoughts and forces a person to rethink his life, acquire new knowledge and get rid of the oppression of the past.

              Labradorite: stone, properties, zodiac sign

              The mineral should be worn as an amulet or talisman. Jewelry decorated with labradorite will allow the owner to see the future, prophetic dreams and control intuition. A ring or earrings inlaid with an ornamental gem will give the owner the ability to penetrate the thoughts of loved ones and influence the opinions of others.

              Since ancient times, people have believed in the protective powers of the mineral to counteract evil forces and spells and protect the human aura from external influences.

              You should wear an amulet with a Labradorite:

              • strong people who are endowed with a persistent character;
              • to everyone who is not afraid to make a mistake, to appear wrong;
              • people who are not afraid of risk;
              • those who are in search of their true calling and place in this world;
              • people who have not yet recognized their inner demons;
              • ambitious, loyal, passionate and charismatic individuals.

              Who is the Labradorite stone suitable for according to their zodiac sign? Astrologers believe that it is best for Leos, Aries and Virgos to wear items with labradorite. The magic of gems perfectly combines with the character of Scorpios. As for the other signs of the Zodiac, a protective amulet will be quite useful for Pisces, Sagittarius and Taurus. Libra, Cancer and Aquarius should not wear jewelry with feldspar. Cancer women should also be wary of the powers of labradorite, but men of this zodiac sign should pay attention to a bracelet or pendant with this semi-precious gem.

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