A stone of transformation, Labradorite (also known as Spectrolite)
is a useful companion through change, imparting strength and perseverance.
It balances and protects the aura, raises consciousness and grounds spiritual energies.
Excellent for strengthening intuition-promoting psychic abilities.
Powerful in revealing the truth behind illusions, Labradorite (Spectrolite)
banishes fears and insecurities, and strengthens faith in the self
and trust in the universe. It stimulates the imagination and calms an overactive mind,
developing enthusiasm and new ideas.
Labradorite (Spectrolite) treats disorders of the eyes and brain,
stimulates mental acuity, and relieves anxiety and stress.
It regulates metabolism, balances hormones and relieves menstrual tension.
Labradorite treats colds, gout, and rheumatism,
lowers blood pressure, and aids in digestion.
The astrological signs of Spectrolite are Scorpio, Sagittarius and Leo. Associated with the Winter season, and the January Moon (Wolf Moon).
Labradorite (Spectrolite) Associations:
Chakras – Base Chakra
Zodiac – Leo, Scorpio, Sagittarius
Planet – Uranus
( source: Charms of Light )
Spectrolite – variety of labradorite displaying with intense reds, oranges and yellows as well as blues and greens. These colors are due to light interference by thin lamellae (parallel layers) within the Spectrolite. The color play is iridescent like the feathers of a peacock or the Northern Lights.
Spectrolite belongs to the plagioclase feldspar group, a series of mixtures of sodium and calcium aluminum silicates. Spectrolite has a hardness of 6 to 6.5 on the Mohs scale and a specific gravity of 2.69 – 2.72.
Spectrolite is the very high grade of dark based Labradorite that is found only in Finland. The name “Spectrolite” is a trade name given to this material by the Finns, and only this material can truly be called Spectrolite.