Introduction to Labradorite
Labradorite is a relatively rare feldspar mineral whose name is taken from the Labrador region of Canada. Labradorite is also produced in Australia, Finland, Sicily, Norway and Ukraine. It is famous for its dazzling rainbow effect. The inclusions of magnetite and other inclusions produce interference and diffraction of light. The unique optical effects such as labradorite are also called labradorite halo.
Chemical Formula: (Na,Ca)Al1-2Si3-2.O8
Color: Gray with rainbow colors such as yellow, green, orange and peacock blue
Luster: Glass luster
Crystal System: triclinic system
Identification and Maintenance of Labradorite
Small flakes with rainbow effect are often dark gray, sometimes easily confused with low-grade bloodstone or beryl.
Labradorite Crystal Meaning
In terms of spar healing, the rainbow color of the labradorite protects the wearer’s aura like a reflective shield. When you feel that your energy reserves will be artificially reduced, wearing labradorite will alleviate this situation. A common side effect of the healing process is that people close to you will feel changes in your behavior, and others may comment that you have become less intimate or alienated than before. Of course, this stage will pass as the energy circulation between you and others becomes balanced.
Labradorite Healing Function
- Improve our ability to focus on our own things and avoid external disturbances.
- Help us take into account the emotional state of others.
- Inspire us to accept new ideas and challenge new opportunities.
- Enhance our ability to stay out of things.
How to Use Labradorite Crystal
Place seven rounded elongated stones around the body, one on the head, one on each side of the feet, two on each side of the body at equal intervals, and then another fluorite on the bottom of the throat or on the breastbone, so as to release any body Negative energy, including environmental pressure.
Alkaline orthoclase is also a subspecies of dark or dark gray feldspar with rainbow effect, and it has a puzzle-like pattern.
Spectral stone also has a similar iridescent color, but its background is usually colorless or white, while the background color of labradorite is gray.