[lab-ruh-daw-rahyt, lab-ruh-dawr-ahyt] /ˈlæb rə dɔˌraɪt, ˌlæb rəˈdɔr aɪt/

a feldspar mineral of the plagioclase group, often characterized by a brilliant change of colors, with blue and green most common.
a blue, green, or reddish-brown feldspar mineral of the plagioclase series: used as a decorative stone. Formula: CaAl2Si2O8.NaAlSi3O8
(lāb’rə-dôr’īt’, -dô-rīt’)
A blue, gray, green, or brown triclinic mineral that is a variety of plagioclase feldspar. It occurs in igneous rocks.


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