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SPECTROLITE

Overview:

Spectrolite is a trade name for Labradorite, owing to the spectal colors in the gemstone.Spectrolite is composed of Calcium Sodium Aluminum Silicate.

As Spectrolite is a very personal stone, individual preference is an important factor when considering the value of any individual gem.

Spectrolite is a versatile stone and a wearer's delight. It's available in brilliant pastels and deep gold colors;

Physical Properties:

Spectrolite

Spectrolite Birthstone

Color
Yellow, red and orange
Hardness
6 to 6.5
Specific Gravity
2.70 - 2.74
Refractive Index
1.55 - 1.75

Usage:

It brings forth each person's strengths, originality, and aids sleep.It assists during traverse changes, attracting strength and perseverance. It is said to provide quick relief from anxiety, hopelessness and depression, self-confidence and inspiration. It is said to represent the "temple of the stars".Spectrolite is Finland's national stone.

Legend:

Spectrolite was first discovered in Yalmaa, which is also known as the Gem Village of Finland, during World War II when stones was being quarried along Finland's eastern border for the purpose of making antitank obstacles.

Occurrence: Canada, China, Finland, and Scandinavian Peninsula.