Definition of labradorite in English:


Syllabification: lab·ra·dor·ite
Pronunciation: /ˈlabrədôˌrīt


  • A mineral of the plagioclase feldspar group, found in many igneous rocks.
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    • Tubular voids have not been observed with a hand lens in labradorite crystals less than 0.8 cm long.
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early 19th century: from Labrador Peninsula, where it was found, + -ite1.

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