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  • Locations: Paul's Island Canada, Norway, Finland, Madagascar, and Australia
  • Colors: gray, blue, green, yellow
  • Name Origin: Named after Labrador in Canada where it was first found in 1770 on the Isle of Paul, near Nain.
  • History/Lore: Legend claims that the northern lights were trapped in the rocks found on the coasts of Labrador. A traveling Eskimo warrior found these rocks and with his spear freed the lights, creating the northern lights.
  • Properties: Labradorite is said to aid in awareness, clairvoyance, perception, and ingenuity. Can provide a quick relief from stress and worry.
  • Hardness: 6.0 to 6.5
  • Chemical Composition: (Ca, Na)(Al, Si)4O8)
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