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Mineral: feldspar
Gem: labradorite
Size: 19 mm x 20 mm
Carat: 23.4 ct
Cut: freeform
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.
Additional Information
A cut slab of labradorite rough material. There are many color variations in this slab, and this is not unusual for a good deal of the rough. Sometimes a single color can be isolated without difficulty, but often multiple colors are present.