Labradorite is one of my favorite stones due to a little something called labradorescence. Even decent quality labradorite has a beautiful, iridescent play of color to it (labradorescence) that can range from deep blues to pinkish purples.
Let's get down to the facts.
What is Labradorite?
It is a member of the feldspar family and on first glance has a gray-green or dark grey color. It is composed of aggregate layers that refract light as shimmering shades of blue, gold, green, or even shades of purple and red.
Where is Labradorite Found? Labradorite is actually named after the area in which it was discovered, Labrador, Canada. Officially discovered there int he late 1700's more rare varieties of the stone including Golden Labradorite and Spectralite were later found in Finland.
How strong is labradorite: It has a Mohs hardness of about 6-6.5
What Chakra is Labradorite? As labradoite is mostly shades of blue it tends to strenghen the throat chakra, though with it's iridescent range of colors it can be beneficial in uniting all the chakras.
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