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labradorite

Line breaks: lab¦ra|dor|ite
Pronunciation: /ˌlabrəˈdɔːrʌɪt
 
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Definition of labradorite in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A mineral of the plagioclase feldspar group, found in many igneous rocks.
Example sentences
  • Tubular voids have not been observed with a hand lens in labradorite crystals less than 0.8 cm long.
  • However, we've been fortunate lately, and hope to have more labradorite necklaces for you on this page.
  • We have this labradorite necklace available in two bead diameter sizes.

Origin

early 19th century: from Labrador Peninsula, where it was found, + -ite1.

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