Meaning of labradorite in English:


Pronunciation /ˈlabrədɔːrʌɪt/


mass noun
  • A mineral of the plagioclase feldspar group, found in many igneous rocks.

    ‘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.’
    • ‘That's the subtle beauty of grey-blue labradorite with its beckoning blue flashes of color.’
    • ‘And that's the story of my labradorite stone.’


Early 19th century from Labrador Peninsula, where it was found, + -ite.