The name of the mineral comes from the Labrador Peninsula in Canada, where in 1780 it was found and described for the first time, and to this day there are significant deposits of this raw material. Labradorite is semi-transparent and has an unusual color, at first glance dark gray with a metallic shade, unexpectedly flashes with light in the colors of gold, blue or green. This multicolor stone is called labradorization and changes with the angle of incidence of light.
According to an Eskimo legend, Aurora Borealis was once trapped in the rocks of Labrador. He was released by an Eskimo Warrior passing by throwing a sharp spear at the rock. However, he failed to release her completely – a few lights remained in the stones. And this is where the unusual color of these stones is supposed to come from.
Labradorite is considered a stone that brings clarity of thought and helps in finding its place in the world.
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