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Mineral: feldspar
Gem: labradorite
Size: 18 mm x 20 mm
Carat: 18.1 ct
Cut: pear
Origin: Canada
General Info: The generic term "feldspar" comes from the Germanic term "feldt spat", meaning "mineral with prominent cleavage from the field". It was a prime constituent of many of the rocks over turned by farmers while plowing their fields. The feldspars are made up of three fundamental members and a wide number of chemical mixtures.
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