Labradorite freeform 255mm, a member of the plagioclase feldspar series. Highly sought after for it's lustres in the jewellery industry and interior world. Labradorite rarely forms crystals, but when they do occur they are fairly tubular and sometimes twinned.
Other cases show occurrences of granular or compact habits. The name derives from one of it's origins in Canada where it was first discovered in Labrador, Peninsula in the 1770s and named by Moravian Missionaries.